September 16, 2019
ACTION NEEDED: Proposed Tariff Increases
United States Trade Representative (USTR) is currently accepting comments
on the announced tariff increase across lists 1, 2 and 3. HIDA Government
Affairs has drafted a comment letter you can send the USTR urging them to
reconsider the inclusion of healthcare products under the Section 301
Friday, August 23, the USTR announced in a press release that they would be
increasing tariffs by 5% across all four lists equal to approximately $550
billion worth of Chinese imports. The move follows an earlier announcement
from China saying they will further raise tariffs on imported U.S. goods.
The increase is expected to be put in place on October 15th. Tell USTR you
oppose the inclusion of healthcare products across all lists.
urgent that you take action no later than Friday, September 20, 2019 and
submit comments addressing the industry’s concerns with the proposed
View the USTR’s request for comments►
feel free to reach out to HIDA Government Affairs with any questions or
concerns at HIDAGovAffairs@HIDA.org
or (703) 549-4432.