Section 301 China – List 1 Exclusions
Granted 2/11/2020

February 11, 2020

On February 11, 2020, the USTR (85 FR 7816) granted LIST 1 exclusion requests to the Section 301 duties levied on goods from China as follows:


Centrifugal pumps, submersible, designed for use in artificial lift systems for extracting oil and gas (U.S. Note 20(x)(94)

8413.91.9050 (prior to 1/1/2019); 8413.91.9060 (effective 1/1/2019)

Pistons and housings for hydraulic fluid power pumps of the type used in power lawn mowers (U.S. Note 20(x)(95)


Furnace roll end-shafts of steel (U.S. Note 20(x)(96)


Multi-phase AC motors of an output of at least 5.8 kW but not exceeding 14.92 kW, each assembled with planetary gears and a gearbox (U.S. Note 20(x)(97)

Use HTS 9903.88.19 for the exclusion. These exclusions apply from July 6, 2018 through October 2, 2020.

Additionally, there are 29 technical amendments to List 1, which include corrections to typographic and/or ministerial errors. 

Visit our website site for the Comprehensive EXCLUSION LIST, which includes all exclusions granted and technical amendments, corrections to typographic and/or ministerial errors to date.

If have questions about filing an exclusion request, seeking a refund of past duties paid under Sec. 301, and/or discussing Sec. 301 duty avoidance strategies, such as use of Country of Origin transference or use of “First Sale” valuation, contact George R. Tuttle, III at or at 415-986-8780.

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