U.S. trade court: USTR adequately responded to remand in case challenging tariffs on imports from China
A decision finding that the USTR adequately responded to its remand order concerning tariffs on Chinese-origin imports
USTR adequately responded to remand in case challenging tariffs on imports from China
The U.S. Court of International Trade today issued a decision finding that the United States Trade Representative (USTR) adequately responded to its remand order in an April 2022 decision holding that over $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese-origin imports were valid.
Read the court’s decision [PDF 588 KB] in In Re Section 301 Cases, Slip Op. 23-35 (Ct. Intl. Trade 2022)
In its prior decision, the court found that although the USTR had authority to impose the tariffs on Chinese-origin goods, the USTR failed to respond adequately to public comments during the notice and comment rulemaking process and remanded the cases to the USTR for further reconsideration and explanation regarding the USTR’s rationale for imposing the List 3 and 4A tariffs, as well as the reasons for placing or removing products from the lists. Read TaxNewsFlash
In today’s remand determination, the court sustained the Final List 3 and Final List 4, as amended by the USTR’s remand results.
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