[This is not an event. We are collecting member interest in applying for a Chinese tariff exclusion via AmCham China]
On May 13, 2019, the State Council Tariff Commission announced it has implemented a tariff exclusion process through which qualified organizations and companies can apply to have products exempted from Chinese tariffs. The exemption application process will proceed in two phases:
The list of products eligible for an exclusion (via application) is attached to this event page below.
AmCham China, as an officially licensed industry association operating in mainland China, is eligible and willing to submit tariff exemption applications on behalf of member companies.
If you plan to submit a request via AmCham China:
The tariff exclusion process announcement follows China's decision that as of June 1, 2019 to increase tariffs on $60 billion of US goods. This is in response to the US action to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese products from 10 percent to 25 percent as of May 9, 2019.
The June 1, 2019 Chinese tariff increases are as follows: 2,493 tax items listed in Annex 1 shall be subject to a 25 percent tariff; 1078 items listed in Annex 2 shall be subject to a 20 percent tariff; 974 items listed in Annex 3 shall be subject to a 10 percent tariff. The 595 items listed on Annex 4 are subject to a 5 percent tariff.