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Lawmakers push to exempt medical devices from Section 301 tariffs

May 16, 2018
A bipartisan group of 40 House members is calling on U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to exempt medical devices from potential tariffs on Chinese goods stemming from a Section 301 investigation. “As you know, the U.S. medical technology industry is an American success story. This U.S. industry has been historically competitive on a global level and is one of the few with a consistent trade surplus,” the members wrote in a May 15 letter to Lighthizer , noting that the...


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