99 Section 301 (China)
COVID-Related Exclusions Extended
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November 11, 2021

On November 9, 2021 the USTR announced the extension of the 99 COVID-related exclusions. The first group of 18 HTS subheadings was set to expire on November 14, 2021 and has the expiration date extended until November 30, 2021 at 11:59pm. The second group of 81 HTS subheadings, which was set to expire on November 14, 2021, has been extended until May 31, 2022 at 11:59pm.

  1. HTS subheadings extended until 11/30/2021 (see product descriptions for specific language): 3401.30.5000; 3808.94.5050; 3808.94.5090; 3919.90.5060; 3926.20.9010; 4015.19.0510; 4015.19.0550; 4015.19.1010; 5603.12.0090; 6116.10.6500; 6307.90.6090; 6307.90.6800; 6307.90.9889; 6307.90.9845; 6307.90.9850; 6307.90.9870; 6307.90.9889; 6307.90.9845; 6307.90.9850; 6307.90.9870 or 6307.90.9875; 6307.90.9889; 6307.90.9890.
  2. HTS Subheadings extended until 05/31/2022 (see product descriptions for specific language): 2805.11.0000; 3401.19.0000; 3401.30.5000; 3808.94.1000; 3808.94.5010; 3824.99.9297; 3917.29.0090; 3917.33.0000; 3920.10.0000; 3921.19.0000; 3921.90.1500; 3923.10.9000; 3923.21.0030; 3923.21.0095; 3923.50.0000; 3926.20.9050; 3926.90.9910; 3926.90.9990; 3926.90.9985; 4818.90.0000; 4818.90.0020; 4818.90.0080; 4819.50.4060; 5210.11.4040; 5210.11.6020; 5504.10.0000; 5603.12.0090; 5603.14.9090; 5603.92.0090; 5603.93.0090; 6210.10.5010; 6210.10.5090; 6307.90.7200; 6307.90.9889; 6307.90.9891; 6307.90.9889; 6307.90.9891; 6505.00.8015;  8413.20.0000; 8421.39.8090; 8424.89.9000;  8424.90.9080; 8531.20.0040; 8537.10.9170; 8543.10.0000; 9004.90.0000; 9011.80.0000; 9018.11.9000; 9018.12.0000; 9018.19.9550; 9018.19.9560; 9018.90.2000; 9018.90.3000; 9018.90.6000; 9018.90.7580; 9022.12.0000; 9022.90.2500; 9022.90.4000;  9022.90.6000; 9022.90.9500; 9025.19.8010;  9025.19.8020; 9025.19.8060; 9025.19.8085; 9027.90.5650.

These HTS subheadings are exempt under a new Chapter 99 designation of 9903.88.66, along with a new U.S. Note 20(sss)(i) through (sss)(iv) depending on which original list the HTS number was contained in: U.S. Note 20(sss)(i) is List 1; U.S. Note 20(sss)(ii) is List 2; U.S. Note 20(sss)(iii) is List 3 and U.S. Note 20(sss)(iv) is List 4A.

A complete listing of the status of the 99 COVID-related exclusions, the Section 301 duty rate and individual HTS U.S. Note 20 designations can be found here.

If you have questions about filing an exclusion request, seeking a refund of past duties paid under Sec. 301, and/or discussing Sec. 301 duty avoidance strategies, such as use of Country of Origin transference or use of “First Sale” valuation, contact George R. Tuttle, III at geo@tuttlelaw.com or at 415-986-8780.

 

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