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US s301 Tariffs on Chinese Imports – Second Wave

The US will impose an additional 25% tariff on 279 Chinese made product categories [by tariff code] beginning on 23 August. This is the second wave of the s301 action by the US against China.

A press release from the Office of the US Trade Representative can be found here:
https://ustr.gov/about-us/policy-offices/press-office/press-releases/2018/august/ustr-finalizes-second-tranche

Fabricated structural steelwork is included in this action.

BEIS are aware of this development. BCSA and BEIS will monitor the situation to ensure that Chinese exports of fabricated structural steelwork are not displaced to the UK.

Sarah McCann-Bartlett
Director General

Tel:  020 7747 8127
Mobile:  07515 574 551
Email:  sarah.mccann-bartlett@steelconstruction.org