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USTR opposes Senate-backed restart of Section 301 exclusion process

April 29, 2022 at 7:17 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative this week told Democratic senators it opposes language in the Senate’s U.S. Innovation and Competition Act that would mandate restarting a robust Section 301 tariff-exclusion process, saying the provisions would undermine the administration’s efforts to address unfair Chinese trade practices. Section 73001 of the China-focused legislation sets out a “Process for exclusion of articles from duties under section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974,” as stated in the bill. It includes language...

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