By Rebecca Yeager, Export Solutions

In response to the U.S. imposition of additional tariff increases on May 10, 2019, China’s Ministry of Finance announced that they will increase tariffs on about $60 billion of U.S. goods on June 1, 2019. List 1 encompasses 2,493 line items which will be assessed duties at 25%. There are 3 other lists that have respective duty rates of 20%, 10% and 5%. They include food products, machinery parts, plastics, ceramics, glass materials, electronics, automotive, aircraft, consumer goods, and other products.

You can find all lists here in Chinese:

List 1: 25% on 2,493 items

List 2: 20% on 1,078 items

List 3: 10% on 974 items

List 4: 5% on 595 items

You should review these lists to understand any tariffs that will be assessed on your products so that you can be fully aware of the various costs associated with trade.

If you have any questions or would like an unofficial English version of the lists, please contact Export Solutions for a free consultation.


Rebecca Yeager is a Trade Compliance Consultant for Export Solutions -- a full-service consulting firm that specializes in helping companies comply with U.S. and international import/export regulations.