USTR Finalizes Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports in Response to China’s Unfair Trade Practices Washington, DC – As part of the United States’ continuing response to China’s theft of American intellectual property and forced transfer of American technology, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) today released a list of approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs. In accordance with the direction of President Trump, the additional tariffs will be effective starting September 24, 2018, and initially will be in the amount of 10 percent. Starting January 1, 2019, the level of the additional tariffs will increase to 25 percent. The list contains 5,745 full or partial lines of
At present, the affected JSJ office plans for Hurricane Florence are as follows: CHS office will be CLOSED on Thursday & Friday, with many of our team members working remotely. SAV office will be open all day Friday. CLT office will close at 1:00PM Friday. ATL office will monitor weather to determine Monday status. KNX office will monitor weather to determine Monday status.
Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Section 301 Action – July 10, 2018 Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today released the following statement regarding action under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974: “On Friday, in response to unfair Chinese practices, the United States began imposing tariffs of 25 percent on approximately $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. These tariffs will eventually cover up to $50 billion in Chinese imports as legal processes conclude. The products targeted by the tariffs are those that benefit from China’s industrial policy and forced technology transfer practices. “China has since retaliated against the United States by imposing tariffs on $34 billion in U.S. exports to China, and threatening
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Whilst the nuptials of Harry & Meghan shall take place in London without our presence (we hate the paparazzi), the #JamesGang decided to make the best of it and donned our custom-made fascinators to celebrate the newest member of the House of Windsor. God save the Queen!