ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Sep 2019
September 11th, 2019 - The Chinese government announced the cancellation of some import tariffs.
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PRC State Council Tariffs and Tax Standards Commission, September 11th, 2019. (税委会公告〔2019〕6号 国务院关税税则委员会关于第一批对美加征关税商品第一次排除清单的公告)
On September 11th, 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Finance released Shuiweihui Gonggao 2019/6 (hereafter, 'Announcement'), which cancelled some of the tariffs on US imports previously implemented over a series of escalating punitive tariffs starting the previous year.
The Announcement guaranteed that a total of 16 items would be exempt for one year, until Setpember 16th, 2020. The items were split into two groups, with any tariffs already excised on those in Group 1 eligible to be refunded in full. Group II items were not granted this refund.
For further information on the series of measures of which this is a part, please refer to related acts.