Posts Tagged ‘ trade war ’

Oak Moldings Excluded From Chinese Tariffs

Nov 14th, 2019

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice of product exclusions yesterday for duties on certain Chinese goods following Section 301 actions affecting approximately $200 billion worth of trade. Exemptions potentially significant to the door and window industries include: Standard wood moldings made of oak; Fiberboard sheets containing phenolic resin; and Tool […]

Door and Window Companies Brace for Chinese Import Tariff Increases

Oct 3rd, 2019

Many U.S. companies are bracing for the impact that tariff increases on over $500-billion-worth of Chinese imports will have on their businesses. The door and window market is among the list of industries that are expecting to be significantly affected. As October 15 approaches, the date that the first three stages of increases are set […]

Tariff Rate Increase Put on Pause Amid New Discussions

Dec 3rd, 2018

The United States will not raise the rate of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products to 25 percent on January 1, 2019, as previously planned, according to a statement from the White House. Tariffs will remain at the current 10-percent rate imposed on September 24, 2018, for at least another 90 days. The […]