On 28 October 2019, US issued a circular to consult the public on whether to extend the first batch of products excluded from 25% tariffs imposed on Mainland products. Highlights are as follows:
- consultation focus: the first batch of product exclusions for “Listing 1” will expire on 28 December 2019. The US Trade Representative Office will consider extending the exclusion for 12 months;
- submission method: commenters shall complete Form A, while US importer and purchasers shall complete Form B and submit it electronically via www.regulations.gov (docket number: USTR-2019-0019); and
- consultation period: from 1 to 30 November 2019.
Details of all lists can be found at the Hong Kong SAR Government Trade and Industry Department (TID)’s one-stop service platform.
For enquiries, please contact Miss KY Ho of TID (2398 5405 or 2398 5282).
For details, please see:
TID’s Commercial Information Circular No. 781/2019
TID’s One-stop Service Platform