By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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