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Sunday, July 08, 2018

U.S. Allows 90 Day Deadline To Request Product Exclusions From Chinese Tariffs

The U.S. allows a 90 day deadline for companies requesting product exclusions on Chinese tariffs.
Trucks haul containers from a container port in Qingdao in eastern China’s Shandong province Friday, July 6, 2018. The United States hiked tariffs on Chinese imports Friday and Beijing said it immediately retaliated in a dispute between the world’s two biggest economies that President Donald Trump says he is prepared to escalate. (Chinatopix via AP)
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced the deadline Friday, and clarified the decision for each product will be made on an individual basis.
After a request is filed, the information will be posted online and public debate will be open for two weeks.
The exclusions, if granted, will be applied the chosen products for one year.
This comes just hours after the U.S. issued additional tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods.

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