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Round of Exclusions Extended on Tranche 1 of Section 301

The USTR announced an extension for a list of exclusions on Tranche 1 of Section 301.

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On July 9th, 2020, the United States Trade Representative published in the Federal Register an extension of 12 exclusions to Tranche 1 of the Section 301 duties on goods from China that were set to expire on close of business June 8, 2020. The other 98 exclusions were allow to expire.

The extended exclusions will be valid until December 31, 2020 and will be claimed using subheading 9903.88.52.

The extended exclusions are for HTS:

• Direct acting and spring return pneumatic actuators, each rated at a maximum pressure of 10 bar and valued over $68 but not over $72 per unit (described in statistical reporting number 8412.39.0080)
• Pump casings and bodies (described in statistical reporting number 8413.91.9080 prior to January 1, 2019; described in statistical reporting number 8413.91.9095 effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019; described in statistical reporting number 8413.91.9085 or 8413.91.9096 effective January 1, 2020)
• Pump covers (described in statistical reporting number 8413.91.9080 prior to January 1, 2019; described in statistical reporting number 8413.91.9095 effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019; described in statistical reporting number 8413.91.9085 or 8413.91.9096 effective January 1, 2020)
• Pump parts, of plastics, each valued not over $3 (described in statistical reporting
number 8413.91.9080 prior to January 1, 2019; described in statistical reporting number 8413.91.9095 effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019; described in statistical reporting number 8413.91.9085 or 8413.91.9096 effective January 1, 2020)
• Compressors, other than screw type, used in air conditioning equipment in motor
vehicles, each valued over $88 but not over $92 per unit (described in statistical reporting number 8414.30.8030)
• Structural components for industrial furnaces (described in statistical reporting number 8514.90.8000)
• Aluminum electrolytic capacitors, each valued not over $3.20 (described in statistical
reporting number 8532.22.0085)
• Rotary switches, rated at over 5 A, measuring not more than 5.5 cm by 5.0 cm by 3.4
cm, each with 2 to 8 spade terminals and an actuator shaft with D-shaped cross section (described in statistical reporting number 8536.50.9025)
• Rotary switches, single pole, single throw (SPST), rated at over 5 A, each measuring not more than 14.6 cm by 8.9 cm by 14.1 cm (described in statistical reporting number
8536.50.9025)
• Zinc anodes for use with machines and apparatus for electroplating, electrolysis or
electrophoresis (described in statistical reporting number 8543.30.9080)
• Weather station sets, each consisting of a monitoring display and outdoor weather
sensors, having a transmission range of not over 140 m and valued not over $50 per set (described in statistical reporting number 9015.80.8080)
• Multi-leaf collimators of radiotherapy systems based on the use of X-ray (described in statistical reporting number 9022.90.6000)”

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