HIDA Government Affairs Alert

March 6, 2020

Tariff Relief Granted For Critical PPE Products

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued over 100 exclusions for numerous medical products including critical personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, gowns, and surgical masks. HIDA and our members consistently provided comments and testimony to USTR about the importance of excluding healthcare products from tariffs.

View the USTR’s Index and Status of Requests for Exclusion from List 4A►

View background on Section 301 tariffs►

View HIDA’s comments regarding tariffed healthcare products►

Further details are still forthcoming and HIDA Government Affairs will continue to monitor the information and share updates as they become available. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to HIDAGovAffairs@HIDA.org or 703-549-4432.