tariffs

Our Cargo Services team is reviewing information and keeping up with details on tariffs being
imposed on goods entering the United States.

Bookmark and use this page as a reference with links to information needed.

The 25% tariff increase slated for Jan. 1, 2019 is now
delayed. See the USA Today
story. Discussions will
continue through March 1, 2019.
Customers, please contact your Cargo Services
representative with questions you may have about this situation.

To date three rounds of tariffs have been imposed in 2018. The following bullets provide links to PDFs that outline goods impacted. As of Dec. 2, 2018, the scheduled 25% tariff increase  slated for Jan. 1, 2019 is delayed until March 1, 2019.

freight forwardingList 1: These are products taxed at an additional 25 percent. If your products are affected, you may file for an exclusion for an exclusion. Any exclusions granted will be retroactive to July 6, 2018 and extend one year after the exclusion determination is published in the Federal Register.

List 2: On June 15, 2018, the administration released a list of 284 other tariff lines on which additional duties could be imposed following a public notice and comment process. On Aug. 7, 2018, the United States Trade Representative released the final products on List 2. List 2 products are  subject to a 25 percent tariff. No additional products will be removed from List 2, but you may file for an exclusion.

List 3: Starting Sept. 24, products on this list have a 10 percent tariff imposed. On Jan. 1, the tariffs were scheduled to rise to 25 percent. The increase is now delayed 90 days (through March 1, 2019). See the USA Today story.

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