CUSTOMS CSMS#40281968 issued 10/18/19 – ADDITIONAL DUTY ON PRODUCTS OF THE COUNTRIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION UNDER LARGE CIVIL AIRCRAFT SECTION 301
Federal Register 84 FR 54245 announces the U.S. Trade Representative’s determination to impose additional duties on products of the EU or certain member states. The Large Civil Aircraft Section 301 duties only apply to products of the countries set forth in 84 FR 54245, and are based on the country of origin, not country of export. Additional duties imposed are effective on merchandise entered for consumption, or withdrawal from warehouse for consumption or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on October 18, 2019. These products are subject to either 10% or 25% additional duties.
The affected countries are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or the United Kingdom.
Products from the affected countries which are eligible for temporary duty exemptions or reductions under HTS 9902 shall be subject to the additional duties imposed by subheadings 9903.89.05 through 9903.89.50. 9902 exemptions would only apply to chapters 1 through 97 of the HTSUS. 9902.89.05 through 9903.89.50 do not apply to goods of chapter 98 except for subheadings 9802.00.40, 9802.00.50 and 9802.00.60, the additional duties do apply to the value of repairs, alterations or processing performed . in one or more of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom. For heading 9802.00.80, the additional duties apply to the value of the article, less the cost or value of such products of the United States, as described in heading 9802.00.80.
Andy antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/CVD) shall continue to apply in addition to the 9903.89.05 through 9903.89.50 duties. Attached please find a list of the subject goods, subject country of origin, Chapter 99 number and duty rate.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting your Western Overseas representative.