US lifts tariffs on Chinese imports of medical equipment

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, the US has granted tariff relief for imports of more than 100 medical items from China, including face masks, sanitisation products, gloves and isolation gowns. The exclusions from tariffs apply to 27 companies, on which tariffs of 15% were originally imposed in September 2019. See US Trade Representative docket of requests for exclusion from …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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