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U.S. tariffs: Imported large residential washing machines, solar cell imports

U.S. tariffs: Washing machines, solar cell imports

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the president approved recommendations to impose safeguard tariffs on imported large residential washing machines and imported solar cells and modules.

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As noted in a USTR release, the recommendations were made to the president based on consultations with the inter-agency Trade Policy Committee (TPC) in response to findings by the independent, bipartisan U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that increased foreign imports of washers and solar cells and modules represented “a substantial cause of serious injury to domestic manufacturers.” Read TaxNewsFlash-Trade & Customs

 

The USTR release includes tables showing the effects of the increased tariffs.

  • Read the executive order [PDF 744 KB] on washers as published in the Federal Register
  • Read the executive order [PDF 886 KB] on solar cells as published in the Federal Register

 

 

For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:

Douglas Zuvich | +1 (312) 665-1022 | dzuvich@kpmg.com

Andrew Siciliano | +1 (631) 425-6057 | asiciliano@kpmg.com

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