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Inflatable boats and kayak paddles awarded exemptions from tariffs

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 14 Aug 06:14 PDT
Inflatable boats and kayak paddles awarded exemptions from tariffs © National Marine Manufacturers Association

Inflatable boats and kayak paddles were among the 10 types of products that the Trump administration granted tariff exclusions for on Tuesday, a move applauded by the recreational boating industry. Leading up to the decision, NMMA advocated for exempting the products from tariffs targeting $200 billion in Chinese imports - Section 301 List 3 - including working with stakeholders to apply for exclusions, filing comments in favor of the requests, and coordinating with elected officials to submit letters in support of the applications.

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) formally established an exclusion process for Section 301 List 3 products in late June, following the administration's decision to increase the tariff on the impacted items from 10 to 25 percent.

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