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Industry sources: Section 301 exclusion process improves on 232 regime

July 06, 2018
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s exclusion process for interested parties to avoid the Section 301 tariffs on $34 billion worth Chinese goods includes a number of elements industry and private sector sources lauded as improvements on the Commerce Department’s Section 232 process. Chief among the improvements is the ability for trade associations to apply for exclusions on behalf of members, exclusions applying to products rather than exclusively for the petitioners that applied for them, and the chance to...

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