ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Aug 2019
August 23rd, 2019 - The Chinese government announced that import tariffs on some US car imports were being reintroduced.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
PRC State Council Tariffs and Tax Standards Commission, August 23rd, 2019. (税委会公告〔2019〕5号 国务院关税税则委员会关于对原产于美国的汽车及零部件恢复加征关税的公告)
On August 23rd, 2019, the Chinese State Council Tariffs and Tax Standards Commission announced in Shuiweihui Gonggao 2019/5 (hereafter, 'Announcement') that several import tariffs on automobile imports from the USA were being reinstated after being removed in a 'truce' agreed between the two powers earlier that year.
The tariffs had been announced in a series of previous releases and will be reinstated from the date of the announcement's promulgation.
The Announcement relates to tariffs mentioned in several other releases, in summary, a 25% tariff was applied to 95 items, and a 5% tariff was applied to 67 items.