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IMPORT: New Products Have Additional Duties Assessed Feb. 13, 2020

Updated: Feb 17, 2020

New Products Have Additional Duties Assessed


The US Administration has notified the trade that the following steel and aluminum products are now subject to additional duties. The steel products named below face 25% additional duty while the aluminum products face 10% additional duties. These additional duties are in addition to the regular duties that apply and for products from China they are in addition to the China “Trade War” tariffs.





The steel articles being addressed are:

· Nails, tacks (other than thumb tacks), drawing pins, corrugated nails, staples (other than those of heading 8305) and similar articles, of iron or steel, whether or not with heads of other material (excluding such articles with heads of copper), suitable for use in powder-actuated handtools, threaded (described in subheading 7317.00.30)


· Nails, tacks (other than thumb tacks), drawing pins, corrugated nails, staples (other than those of heading 8305) and similar articles, of iron or steel, whether or not with heads of other material (excluding such articles with heads of copper), of one piece construction, whether or not made of round wire; the foregoing described in statistical reporting numbers 7317.00.5503, 7317.00.5505, 7317.00.5507, 7317.00.5560, 7317.00.5580 or 7317.00.6560 only and not in other statistical reporting numbers of subheadings 7317.00.55 and 7317.00.65


· Bumper stampings of steel, the foregoing comprising parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705 (described in subheading 8708.10.30)

· Body stampings of steel, for tractors suitable for agricultural use (described in subheading 8708.29.21).


The aluminum articles being addressed are:

· Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, including slings and similar articles, of aluminum and with steel core, not electrically insulated; the foregoing fitted with fittings or made up into articles (described in subheading 7614.10.50);


· Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, including slings and similar articles, of aluminum and not with steel core, not electrically insulated; the foregoing comprising electrical conductors, not fitted with fittings or made up into articles (described in subheading 7614.90.20);


· Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, including slings and similar articles, of aluminum and not with steel core, not electrically insulated; the foregoing not comprising electrical conductors, not fitted with fittings or made up into articles (described in subheading 7614.90.40);


· Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, including slings and similar articles, of aluminum and not with steel core, not electrically insulated; the foregoing fitted with fittings or made up into articles (described in subheading 7614.90.50);


· Bumper stampings of aluminum, the foregoing comprising parts and accessories of the motor 15 vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705 (described in subheading 8708.10.30); and


· Body stampings of aluminum, for tractors suitable for agricultural use (described in subheading 8708.29.21).


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