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Section 301 Exclusion Process

How to Navigate the Section 301 Tariff Process

Section 301 Hotline: (202) 395-5725

 

Initial $34 Billion Trade Action

List of Products

Procedures to Consider Requests for Exclusion of Particular Products from the Determination of Action Pursuant to Section 301   

Product Exclusion Docket at Regulations.gov (Docket ID: USTR-2018-0025) 

How to Describe Your Product

Exclusion Request Form

Initial $34 Billion Trade Action Index of Product Exclusion Requests and Review Status

Initial $34 Billion Trade Action Exclusion Process FAQs

USTR Grants First Round of Product Exclusions: On Dec. 21, 2018, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative submitted for publication a Federal Register Notice to modify the Harmonized Tariff Schedule in order to grant nearly 1,000 product exclusion requests from tariffs that went into effect on July 6 on approximately $34 billion worth of imports from China. Additional decisions on product exclusion requests will be announced periodically.  To view the Federal Register Notice, click here. To view the updated index of product exclusions requests, click here. To view guidance from Customs and Border Protection on how to operationalize exclusions granted by the Dec. 28 Federal Register notice, click here

Notice of Product Exclusions: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation - March 25, 2019

Notice of Product Exclusions: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation - April 18, 2019

*The docket to submit exclusion requests for the initial $34 billion trade action closed on October 9, 2018.

 

Additional $16 Billion Trade Action

List of Products 

Procedures to Consider Requests for Exclusion of Particular Products from the Determination of Action Pursuant to Section 301  

Product Exclusion Docket at Regulations.gov (USTR-2018-0032)**  

How to Describe Your Product

Exclusion Request Form 

Additional $16 Billion Trade Action Index of Product Exclusion Requests and Review Status

Additional $16 Billion Trade Action Exclusion Process FAQs

**The docket to submit exclusion requests for the additional $16 billion trade action closed on December 18, 2018.