China Section 301 Tariff Exclusions (Expiring September 30) Extended Through December 31, 2023

On September 6, 2023, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the 352 exclusions and 77 COVID-related exclusions from Section 301 tariffs on imports from China (scheduled to expire on Sept. 30) will be extended through December 31, 2023.

The list of exclusions in heading 9903.88.67 and 993.88.68 can be found here:

Announcement of Section 301 exclusion reinstatement (extension) can be found here:

This action by the USTR applies to the 10 seafood items on the list:

0304.83.1015 – Flatfish Sole NSPF Fillet Blocks Frozen> 4.5kg
0304.83.1020 – Flatfish Flounder Fillet Blocks Frozen> 4.5kg
0304.72.5000 – Haddock Fillets Frozen, Nesoi
0304.83.5015 – Flatfish Sole NSPF Fillet Frozen
0304.83.5020 – Flatfish Flounder Frozen Fillet
0304.83.5090 – Flatfish NSPF Fillet Frozen
1605.10.2010 – Frozen King Crabmeat each weighing at least 1kg but not more than 1.2kg
1605.10.2022 – Snow Crabmeat, frozen in blocks, with net weight of not more than 1.2kg
1605.10.2030 – Dungeness Crabmeat, frozen, with net weight of not more than 1.2 kg
1605.10.2090 – Frozen Crabmeat (other than King, Snow, Dungeness or Swimming) with net weight of not more than 1.5kg

Flegenheimer International will continue to monitor and keep you all posted.