Trump Grants Tariff Exemptions on Hundreds of Chinese Products

Posted on September 20, 2019 8:45 am
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The Trump administration granted temporary exemptions to hundreds of Chinese products imposed last year, according to Politico, citing three notices published in the Federal Register on Friday. Among the ‘unbanned’ products are plastic straws, printed circuit boards and Christmas tree lights, to name a few.

It is unclear how large a portion of last year’s $250 billion tariff package the exemptions constitute, however the move stems from over 1,100 exclusion requests by US companies and other domestic entities, according to the documents.

Other products on the list include: “certain single-speed bikes, water