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Inside U.S. Trade - 09/14/2018

U.S. exempts de minimis shipments from Section 301 duties

September 13, 2018 at 5:56 PM
The U.S. is exempting all de minimis shipments from Section 301 duties on Chinese goods, a decision trade attorneys say bears watching as tariffs increase. "Goods properly entered under Section 321 are not subject to Section 301 duties," U.S. Customs and Border Protection states in a trade remedy bulletin last updated on Aug. 22. A de minimis shipment, under Section 321 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, allows for goods valued at $800 or less to enter into...

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