Made-in-China PPE Still Excluded From U.S. Tariffs

Despite President Joe Biden’s recent executive order to examine U.S. supply chains — including those for personal protective equipment (PPE) — the U.S. will continue to exclude face masks, gloves, and other medical supplies made in China from tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. According to a report by Politico, the duties were first suspended last year due to the sudden shortfall in PPE. The latest extension will last through September. 3/8/2021