Toronto, December 13, 2019
The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the U.S. have reached a Phase One agreement with China and the additional tariffs scheduled to become effective December 15, 2019 will not be implemented.
The notice also advises tariffs imposed on $250 Billion of China origin goods will remain in effect at 25%, however, the remaining tariffs ($120 Billion) will be reduced to 7.5% from the current rate of 15%. Those tariffs being reduced were implemented effective September 1, 2019 and referred to as List 4A.
For more information, please call Brian Rowe, Director – Customs Compliance & Regulatory Affairs at (905) 882-4880, ext. 213.