And Here It Is – The Final List 2

August 8, 2018

On August 7, 2018, the USTR released the 2nd list of HTS numbers to be subject to the additional Section 301 25% sanctions. This list compromises approximately $16 billion worth of imports from China and contains 279 of the original 284 tariff lines. List 2 duty rates will go into effect on August 23, 2018.

A formal notice will be published shortly in the Federal Register and will announce the process by which interested parties may request an exclusion. 

Update for List 3

There is a change of date for submission of comments and rebuttal comments. These are now due on September 6, 2018 (83 FR 38760 of August 7, 2018).

Section 232 Sanction Exclusion Requests

Section 232 sanction exclusion requests can still be submitted at, BIS-2018-002 (aluminum) and BIS-2018-006 (Steel).

List 1/Annex A

List 1/Annex A exclusion requests can be submitted up to October 9, 2018 at, USTR-2018-0025.

You can review our previous newsletters on these lists and submission dates at our publications page.

For more information or questions about this and other customs issues, contact George R. Tuttle, III at or at (415) 986-8780.


George R. Tuttle, III is an attorney with the Law Offices of George R. Tuttle in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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