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United States: House passes amended miscellaneous tariff bill

U.S. House passes amended miscellaneous tariff bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday evening, 4 September 2018, passed by voice vote a Senate amendment to H.R. 4318, the “Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2018.”

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The legislation passed the House in January 2018 by a unanimous vote (read TradeNewsFlash) and then the Senate amended the House bill in July and passed it by unanimous consent. The House has now agreed to the Senate amendment, so that the bill can be enrolled and sent to the White House for action by the president.

According to a House Ways and Means Committee release, the bill would temporarily reduce tariffs on about 1,700 products that are not available in the United States, including certain specified chemicals.

 

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