ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARYNo
On August 23rd, 2019, the Chinese Tariffs and Tax Standards Commission announced in Shuiweihui Gonggao 2019/4 (hereafter, 'Announcement') that a third round of import tariffs to be levied on certain US imports.
This was a response to a similar announcement from the US administration a few weeks earlier.
The Announcement stated that tariffs of 10 and 5% would be levied on certain goods, in two rounds: one starting from September 1st, the second from December 15th. The total number of goods affected in the September round are as follows:
Please see related acts for information on other policies that are relevant to this Announcement, e.g. the GTA entry on the US policies to which this is a retaliation, and the other announcement from the Chinese Minstry of Finance concerning the reinstatement of tariffs on most US car imports.
UPDATE: Two tariff lines (at HS six-digit level, namely prawns and certain nucleic acids) had their supplementary tariffs temporarily cancelled in September 2019. Please see related act for more information.
UPDATE 2: In February 2020, the rates on goods taxed at 10% were reduced. Please see related act for more information.