Notice of Modification of Section 301 Action: Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute, 10204-10211 [2020-03454]

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[FR Doc. 2020–03494 Filed 2–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [Docket No. USTR–2019–0003] Notice of Modification of Section 301 Action: Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice of modification of action. AGENCY: Effective October 18, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on certain products of the EU and certain EU member States in this Section 301 investigation to enforce U.S. WTO rights in the Large Civil Aircraft dispute. On December 12, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative announced a review of the Section 301 action and requested public comments. Based on this review, the U.S. Trade Representative has determined to revise the action being taken by increasing the rate of additional duties on certain large civil aircraft, and by modifying the list of other products of certain current and former EU member States subject to additional 25 percent duties. DATES: The modifications to the Section 301 action set out in Annex 1, subparagraph C, are applicable with respect to products that are entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time on March 18, 2020. The modifications set out in Annex 1, subparagraphs A and B, are applicable with respect to products that are entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time on March 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the determinations in this investigation, contact Assistant General Counsel Megan Grimball, (202) 395–5725, or Director for Europe Michael Rogers, at (202) 395–3320. For questions on customs classification of products identified in the annexes, contact Traderemedy@cbp.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: A. Proceedings in the Investigation On April 12, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative announced the initiation of an investigation to enforce U.S. rights in the World Trade Organization (WTO) PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 dispute against the EU and certain EU member States addressed to subsidies on large civil aircraft. See 84 FR 15028 (April 12 notice). The April 12 notice contains background information on the investigation and the dispute settlement proceedings, as well as the website where the WTO reports can be found: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/ dispu_e/cases_e/ds316_e.htm. The April 12 notice solicited comments on a proposed determination that, inter alia, the EU and certain member States have denied U.S. rights under the WTO Agreement, and in particular, under Articles 5 and 6.3 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM Agreement) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT 1994), and have failed to comply with the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) recommendations to bring the WTOinconsistent subsidies into compliance with WTO obligations. The April 12 notice invited public comment on a proposed action in the form of an additional ad valorem duty of up to 100 percent on products of EU member States to be drawn from a list of 317 tariff subheadings and 9 statistical reporting numbers of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) included in the annex to that notice. In response to public comments received during the comment period, and upon further analysis, USTR published a notice inviting public comment on a second list of products also being considered for an additional ad valorem duty of up to 100 percent. See 84 FR 32248 (July 5, 2019) (July 5 notice). The public versions of submissions received in response to the April 12 and July 5 notices, as well as transcripts of both hearings, are available on www.regulations.gov under docket number USTR–2019–0003. On October 2, 2019, the WTO Arbitrator issued a report that concluded that the appropriate level of countermeasures in response to the WTO-inconsistent launch aid provided by the EU or certain member States to their large civil aircraft domestic industry is approximately $7.5 billion annually. Subsequently, on October 9, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative announced a determination that the EU and certain member States have denied U.S. rights under the WTO Agreement and have failed to implement DSB recommendations concerning certain subsidies to the EU large civil aircraft industry. See 84 FR 54245 (October 9, 2019) (October 9 notice). The U.S. Trade Representative determined to take action in the form of additional duties E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES on products of certain member States of the EU, at levels of 10 or 25 percent ad valorem, as specified in annex A of the October 9 notice, effective October 18, 2019. The Trade Representative made technical adjustments and corrected certain errors effective October 18, 2019. See 84 FR55998 (October 18, 2019). On December 12, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative announced a review of the Section 301 action and invited public comments. See 84 FR 67992 (December 12, 2019) (December 12 notice). The December 12 notice specifically requested comments on whether products of specific EU member States should be removed from the list of products subject to additional duties or should remain on the list; if a product remains on the list, whether the current rate of additional duty should be increased to as high as 100 percent; and whether additional EU products should be added to the list. USTR received nearly 26,000 comments in response to the December 12, 2019 notice. B. Revision of Action Section 306(b)(2)(B)(i) of the 1974 Trade Act, as amended, provides in pertinent part that the ‘‘Trade Representative shall periodically revise the [retaliation] list or action to affect other goods of the country or countries that have failed to implement the [WTO Dispute Settlement Body] recommendation.’’ Section 306(b)(2)(B)(ii) provides that no revision is required under section 306(b)(2)(B) if the U.S. Trade Representative determines that implementation of the DSB’s recommendations is imminent, or the U.S. Trade Representative agrees with the affected industry concerned that revision of the list is not necessary. The U.S. Trade Representative has not determined that the circumstances set forth in section 306(b)(2)(B)(ii) currently apply, and accordingly has determined to revise the action being taken in the investigation. The United States remains open to a negotiated settlement that addresses current and future subsidies to Airbus provided by the EU and certain current and former member States. Section 306(b)(2)(D) provides in pertinent part that in revising any list or action, the U.S. Trade Representative ‘‘shall act in a manner that is most likely to result in the country or countries implementing the recommendations adopted in the dispute settlement proceeding or in achieving mutually satisfactory solution to the issue that gave rise to the dispute settlement proceeding.’’ The modifications to the Section 301 action announced in this Notice take VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 into account the public comments and testimony in response to the April 12, July 5, and December 12 notices, the advice of advisory committees, and the advice of the Section 301 committee. In accordance with section 306(b)(2)(F) of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 2416(b)(2)(F)), the revised action includes reciprocal goods of the affected industry. The annual trade value of the list of tariff subheadings subject to additional duties under the revised action remains at approximately $7.5 billion, which is consistent with the WTO Arbitrator’s finding on the appropriate level of countermeasures. As specified in the annexes to this notice, the U.S. Trade Representative has determined to increase the duties on certain large civil aircraft from 10 to percent to 15 percent, and to change the composition of the list of products subject to additional duties of 25 percent. As of this time, the Trade Representative has decided not to increase the rate of additional duties above the additional 25 percent currently being applied to non-aircraft products. The U.S. Trade Representative has also determined that going forward, the action may be revised as appropriate immediately upon any EU imposition of additional duties on U.S. products in connection with the Large Civil Aircraft dispute or with the EU’s WTO challenge to the alleged subsidization of U.S. large civil aircraft. Annex 1 to this Notice identifies the products affected by the revised action, the rate of duty to be assessed, and the current or former EU member States affected. Annex 2, section 1, contains unofficial descriptions of the revisions made by this Notice. Section 2 of Annex 2 contains the unofficial descriptions of products covered by the October 18 action, as revised by this Notice. In order to implement this determination, effective March 18, 2020, subchapter III of chapter 99 of the HTSUS is modified by subparagraph C of Annex 1 to this notice. Effective March 5, 2020, subchapter III of chapter 99 of the HTSUS is modified by subparagraphs A and B of Annex 1 to this notice. The additional duties provided for in the HTSUS subheadings established by Annex 1 apply in addition to all other applicable duties, fees, exactions, and charges. Any product listed in Annex 1, subparagraph C, to this notice, except any product that is eligible for admission under ‘domestic status’ as defined in 19 CFR 146.43, which is subject to the additional duty imposed by this determination, and is admitted into a U.S. foreign trade zone on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10205 March 18, 2020, only may be admitted as ‘privileged foreign status’ as defined in 19 CFR 146.41. Such products will be subject upon entry for consumption to any ad valorem rates of duty or quantitative limitations related to the classification under the applicable HTSUS subheading. Any product listed in Annex 1, subparagraphs A and B to this notice, except any product that is eligible for admission under ‘domestic status’ as defined in 19 CFR 146.43, which is subject to the additional duty imposed by this determination, and is admitted into a U.S. foreign trade zone on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on March 5, 2020, only may be admitted as ‘privileged foreign status’ as defined in 19 CFR 146.41. Such products will be subject upon entry for consumption to any ad valorem rates of duty or quantitative limitations related to the classification under the applicable HTSUS subheading. The U.S. Trade Representative will continue to consider the action taken in this investigation. Joseph Barloon, General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Annex 1 A. Effective with respect to goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time March 5, 2020, U.S. note 21 to subchapter III of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is modified as provided herein: 1. U.S. note 21(a) to such subchapter is modified by deleting ‘‘9903.89.50’’ each place that it appears and inserting ‘‘9903.89.52’’ in lieu thereof. 2. U.S. note 21(g) to such subchapter is modified by deleting ‘‘2009.89.40’’. 3. U.S. note 21 to such subchapter is modified by inserting in alphabetical order: ‘‘(q) Subheading 9903.89.52 and superior text thereto shall apply to all products of France or Germany that are classified in subheading 8214.90.60.’’ B. Effective with respect to goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time March 5, 2020, the following new tariff provisions are inserted in numerical sequence in subchapter III of chapter 99, with the material in the following new tariff provisions inserted in the columns entitled ‘‘Heading/Subheading’’, ‘‘Article Description’’, and ‘‘Rates of Duty 1—General’’, respectively: E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 10206 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices Rates of Duty Heading/ subheading Article description 1 2 General 9903.89.52 ............... ‘‘Articles the product of France or Germany: Provided for in subheadings enumerated in U.S. note 21(q) to this subchapter. C. Effective with respect to goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time March 18, 2020, the Rates of Duty 1— General column of subheading 9903.89.05 is modified by deleting ‘‘10%’’ and inserting ‘‘15%’’ in lieu thereof. Annex 2 Section 1—Descriptive List of Changes From Annex 1 Note: The product descriptions that are contained this Annex are provided for informational purposes only, and are not intended to delimit in any way the Special The duty provided in the applicable subheading + 25%’’. scope of the action, except as specified below. In all cases, the formal language in Annex 1 governs the tariff treatment of products covered by the action. Section 1 of this Annex describes the changes to the action that were undertaken as a result of Annex 1, as reflected in the informal list presented in Section 2 of this Annex. Any questions regarding the scope of particular HTS subheadings should be referred to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In the product descriptions, the abbreviation ‘‘nesoi’’ means ‘‘not elsewhere specified or included’’. (a) The additional duties on products in Part 1 below shall be increased to 15 percent, effective March 18, 2020. Part 1—Products of France, Germany, Spain, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 10 percent ad valorem. Effective March 18, 2020, products of France, Germany, Spain or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional duties of 15 percent ad valorem: Note: For purposes of the 8-digit subheading of HTS listed below, the product description defines and limits the scope of the proposed action. This product is defined by U.S. note 21(b) and covers only items in 9903.89.05. HTS subheading Product description 8802.40.00 ** .......... New airplanes and other new aircraft, as defined in U.S. note 21(b) (other than military airplanes or other military aircraft), of an unladen weight exceeding 30,000 kg (described in statistical reporting numbers 8802.40.0040, 8802.40.0060 or 8802.40.0070). ** Only a portion of HS8 digit is to be covered. (b) The following product has been removed from Part 6, effective March 5, 2020. HTS subheading 2009.89.40 ............. Product description Prune juice, concentrated or not concentrated. (c) The following product have been added to the action, and Part 16 has been inserted into the descriptive list in Section 2, effective March 5, 2020. Part 16—Products of France or Germany described below are subject to HTS subheading 8214.90.60 ............... Product description Butchers’ or kitchen chopping or mincing knives (o/than cleavers w/their handles). khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Section 2—Descriptive List of Action, Reflecting Changes as Described in Annex 1 Note: The product descriptions that are contained this Annex are provided for informational purposes only, and are not intended to delimit in any way the scope of the action, except as specified below. In all cases, the formal language in Annex 1 and the notices published at 84 FR 54245 and 84 FR 55998 governs VerDate Sep<11>2014 additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: 17:22 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 the tariff treatment of products covered by the action. Any questions regarding the scope of particular HTS subheadings should be referred to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In the product descriptions, the abbreviation ‘‘nesoi’’ means ‘‘not elsewhere specified or included’’. Part 1—Products of France, Germany, Spain, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 10 percent ad valorem. Effective March 18, 2020, products of PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 France, Germany, Spain or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional imports of 15 percent ad valorem: Note: For purposes of the 8-digit subheading of HTS listed below, the product description defines and limits the scope of the proposed action. E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices 10207 HTS subheading Product description 8802.40.00 ** ........... New airplanes and other new aircraft, as defined in U.S. note 21(b), (other than military airplanes or other military aircraft), of an unladen weight exceeding 30,000 kg (described in statistical reporting numbers 8802.40.0040, 8802.40.0060 or 8802.40.0070). ** Only a portion of HS8 digit is to be covered. Part 2—Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading Product description 0403.10.50 ............... Yogurt, in dry form, whether or not flavored or containing added fruit or cocoa, not subject to gen note 15 or add. U.S. note 10 to Ch. 4. Fermented milk o/than dried fermented milk or o/than dried milk with added lactic ferments. Curdled milk/cream/kephir & other fermentd or acid. milk/cream subject to add U.S. note 10 to Ch. 4. Butter substitute dairy spreads, over 45% butterfat weight, subject to quota pursuant to chapter 4 additional U.S. note 14. Fresh (unripened/uncured) cheddar cheese, cheese/subs for cheese cont or proc from cheddar cheese, not subj to Ch. 4 U.S. note 18, not GN15. Fresh (unripened/uncured) Italian-type cheeses from cow milk, cheese/substitutes containing such Italian-type cheeses or processed therefrom, subj to Ch. 4 U.S. note 21, not subject to general note 15. Fresh (unrip./uncured) Italian-type cheeses from cow milk, cheese/substitutes cont or proc therefrom, not subj to Ch. 4 U.S. note 21 or GN15. Fresh (unripened/uncured) Swiss/Emmentaler cheeses, except those with eye formation, gruyere-process cheese and cheese cont or proc. from such, not subject to additional U.S. note 22 to Ch. 4. Romano, reggiano, provolone, provoletti, sbrinz and goya, made from cow’s milk, grated or powdered, subject to additional U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4. Romano, reggiano, provolone, provoletti, sbrinz and goya, made from cow’s milk, grated or powdered, not subject to Ch. 4 U.S. note 21 or GN15. Cheese containing or processed from american-type cheese (except cheddar), grated or powdered, subject to additional U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4. Cheese containing or processed from italian-type cheeses made from cow’s milk, grated or powdered, subject to additional U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4. Cheese containing or processed from italian-type cheeses made from cow’s milk, grated or powdered, not subject to additional U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4. Cheese (including mixtures), nesoi, n/o 0.5 percent by wt. of butterfat, grated or powdered, not subject to additional U.S. note 23 to Ch. 4. Cheese (including mixtures), nesoi, o/0.5 percent by wt of butterfat, w/cow’s milk, grated or powdered, not subject to additional U.S. note 16 to Ch. 4. Stilton cheese, processed, not grated or powdered, subject to additional U.S. note 24 to Ch. 4. Blue-veined cheese (except roquefort), processed, not grated or powdered, not subject to gen. note 15 or additional U.S. note 17 to Ch. 4. Cheddar cheese, processed, not grated or powdered, not subject to gen note 15 or to additional U.S. note 18 to Ch. 4. Colby cheese, processed, not grated or powdered, subject to additional U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4. Colby cheese, processed, not grated or powdered, not subject to gen note 15 or additional U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4. Processed cheeses made from sheep’s milk, including mixtures of such cheeses, not grated or powdered. Processed cheese containing or processed from american-type cheese (except cheddar), not grated/powdered, subject to additional U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4, not subject to GN15. Processed cheese containing or processed from Italian-type, not grated/powdered, not subject to additional U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4, not GN15. Stilton cheese, nesoi, in original loaves, subject to additional U.S. note 24 to Ch. 4. Stilton cheese, nesoi, not in original loaves, subject to additional U.S. note 24 to Ch. 4. Goya cheese from cow’s milk, not in original loaves, nesoi, not subject to gen. note 15 or to additional U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4. Reggiano, Parmesan, Provolone, and Provoletti cheese, nesoi, not from cow’s milk, not subject to gen. note 15. Colby cheese, nesoi, subject to additional U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4 and entered pursuant to its provisions. Colby cheese, nesoi, not subject to gen. note 15 or to add. U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4. Cheeses & subst. for cheese(incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/romano/reggiano/parmesan/provolone/etc, f/cow milk, not subj. Ch. 4 U.S. note 21, not GN15. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/or from blue-veined cheese, subj. to add. U.S. note 17 to Ch. 4, not GN15. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/or from blue-veined cheese, not subj. to add. U.S. note 17 to Ch. 4, not GN15. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/or from Am. cheese except cheddar, subj. to add. U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4, not GN15. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/or from swiss, emmentaler or gruyere, not subj. Ch. 4 U.S. note 22, not GN15. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/butterfat n/o 0.5 percent by wt, not subject to additional U.S. note 23 to Ch. 4, not GN15. Oranges, fresh or dried. Mandarins and other similar citrus hybrids including tangerines, satsumas, clementines, wilkings, fresh or dried. Clementines, fresh or dried, other. 0403.90.85 0403.90.90 0405.20.20 0406.10.28 ............... ............... ............... ............... 0406.10.54 ............... 0406.10.58 ............... 0406.10.68 ............... 0406.20.51 ............... 0406.20.53 ............... 0406.20.69 ............... 0406.20.77 ............... 0406.20.79 ............... 0406.20.87 ............... 0406.20.91 ............... 0406.30.05 ............... 0406.30.18 ............... 0406.30.28 0406.30.34 0406.30.38 0406.30.55 0406.30.69 ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... 0406.30.79 ............... 0406.40.44 ............... 0406.40.48 ............... 0406.90.32 ............... 0406.90.43 0406.90.52 0406.90.54 0406.90.68 ............... ............... ............... ............... 0406.90.72 ............... 0406.90.74 ............... khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United 0406.90.82 ............... 0406.90.92 ............... 0406.90.94 ............... 0805.10.00 ............... 0805.21.00 ............... 0805.22.00 ............... VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 10208 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices HTS subheading 0805.50.20 0812.10.00 0813.40.30 1602.49.10 1605.53.05 1605.56.05 1605.56.10 1605.56.15 1605.56.20 1605.56.30 1605.56.60 1605.59.05 1605.59.60 ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... Product description Lemons, fresh or dried. Cherries, provisionally preserved, but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption. Cherries, dried. Prepared or preserved pork offal, including mixtures. Mussels, containing fish meats or in prepared meals. Products of clams, cockles, and arkshells containing fish meat; prepared meals. Razor clams, in airtight containers, prepared or preserved, nesoi. Boiled clams in immediate airtight containers, the contents of which do not exceed 680 g gross weight. Clams, prepared or preserved, excluding boiled clams, in immediate airtight containers, nesoi. Clams, prepared or preserved, other than in airtight containers. Cockles and arkshells, prepared or preserved. Products of molluscs nesoi containing fish meat; prepared meals of molluscs nesoi. Molluscs nesoi, prepared or preserved. Part 3—Products of Germany, Spain, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading Product description 0203.29.40 ............... 0404.10.05 ............... 0406.10.84 ............... Frozen meat of swine, other than retail cuts, nesoi. Whey protein concentrates. Fresh cheese, and substitutes for cheese, cont. cows milk, neosi, over 0.5 percent by wt. of butterfat, descr in add U.S. note 16 to Ch. 4, not GN15. Fresh cheese, and substitutes for cheese, cont. cows milk, neosi, over 0.5 percent by wt. of butterfat, not descr in add U.S. note 16 to Ch. 4, not GN 15. Fresh cheese, and substitutes for cheese, not cont. cows milk, neosi, over 0.5 percent by wt. of butterfat. Edam and gouda cheese, nesoi, subject to additional U.S. note 20 to Ch. 4. Cheeses, nesoi, from sheep’s milk in original loaves and suitable for grating. Virgin olive oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, not chemically modified, weighing with the immediate container under 18 kg. Olive oil, other than virgin olive oil, and its fractions, not chemically modified, weighing with the immediate container under 18 kg. Olives, green, not pitted, in saline, not ripe. Olives, green, in a saline solution, pitted or stuffed, not place packed. 0406.10.88 ............... 0406.10.95 0406.90.16 0406.90.56 1509.10.20 ............... ............... ............... ............... 1509.90.20 ............... 2005.70.12 ............... 2005.70.25 ............... Part 4—Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom described below khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES HTS subheading 0403.10.90 0405.10.10 0405.10.20 0406.30.89 ............... ............... ............... ............... 0406.90.99 0811.90.80 1601.00.20 2008.60.00 2008.70.20 2008.97.90 2009.89.65 2009.89.80 ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: Product description Yogurt, not in dry form, whether or not flavored or containing add fruit or cocoa. Butter subject to quota pursuant to chapter 4 additional U.S. note 6. Butter not subject to general note 15 and in excess of quota in chapter 4 additional U.S. note 6. Processed cheese (incl. mixtures), nesoi, w/cow’s milk, not grated or powdered, subject to add U.S. note 16 to Ch. 4, not subject to GN15. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/o cows milk, w/butterfat over 0.5 percent by wt, not subject to GN15. Fruit, nesoi, frozen, whether or not previously steamed or boiled. Pork sausages and similar products of pork, pork offal or blood; food preparations based on these products. Cherries, otherwise prepared or preserved, nesoi. Peaches (excluding nectarines), otherwise prepared or preserved, not elsewhere specified or included. Mixtures of fruit or other edible parts of plants, otherwise prepared or preserved, nesoi (excluding tropical fruit salad). Cherry juice, concentrated or not concentrated. Juice of any single vegetable, other than tomato, concentrated or not concentrated. Part 5—Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading Product description 0405.20.30 ............... Butter substitute dairy spreads, over 45 percent butterfat weight, not subj to gen note 15 and in excess of quota in Ch. 4 additional U.S. note 14. Other dairy spreads, not butter substitutes or of a type provided for in chapter 4 additional U.S. note 1. 0405.20.80 ............... VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices HTS subheading Product description 0406.30.85 ............... Processed cheese (incl. mixtures), nesoi, not over 0.5 percent by wt. butterfat, not grated or powdered, subject to Ch. 4 U.S. note 23, not GN15. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/or from cheddar cheese, not subj. to add. U.S. note 18 to Ch. 4, not GN15. Prepared or preserved pork hams and cuts thereof, not containing cereals or vegetables, nesoi. Pork shoulders and cuts thereof, boned and cooked and packed in airtight containers. Prepared or preserved pork shoulders and cuts thereof, other than boned and cooked and packed in airtight containers. Prepared or preserved pork, not containing cereals or vegetables, nesoi. Prepared or preserved pork, nesoi. 0406.90.78 ............... 1602.41.90 1602.42.20 1602.42.40 1602.49.40 1602.49.90 ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... Part 6—Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading Product description 0405.90.10 ............... Fats and oils derived from milk, other than butter or dairy spreads, subject to quota pursuant to chapter 4 additional U.S. note 14. Gruyere-process cheese, processed, not grated or powdered, subject to additional U.S. note 22 to Ch. 4. Gruyere-process cheese, processed, not grated or powdered, not subject to gen note 15 or additional U.S. note 22 to Ch. 4. Blue-veined cheese, nesoi, in original loaves, subject to add. U.S. note 17 to Ch. 4. Cheddar cheese, neosi, subject to add. U.S. note 18 to Ch. 4. Cheddar cheese, nesoi, not subject to gen. note 15 of the HTS or to additional U.S. note 18 to Ch. 4. Romano, Reggiano, Parmesan, Provolone, and Provoletti cheese, nesoi, from cow’s milk, subject to add. U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4. Romano, Reggiano, Parmesan, Provolone, and Provoletti cheese, nesoi, from cow’s milk, not subj to GN 15 or Ch4 additional U.S. note 21. Swiss or Emmentaler cheese with eye formation, nesoi, not subject to gen. note 15 or to additional U.S. note 25 to Ch. 4. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/or from swiss, emmentaler or gruyere, subj. to add. U.S. note 22 to Ch.4, not GN15. Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/cow’s milk, w/butterfat over 0.5 percent by wt, not subject to Ch. 4 U.S. note 16, not subject to GN15. Mussels, prepared or preserved. Currant and berry fruit jellies. Pears, otherwise prepared or preserved, nesoi. Pear juice, concentrated or not concentrated. 0406.30.51 ............... 0406.30.53 ............... 0406.40.54 0406.90.08 0406.90.12 0406.90.41 ............... ............... ............... ............... 0406.90.42 ............... 0406.90.48 ............... 0406.90.90 ............... 0406.90.97 ............... 1605.53.60 2007.99.70 2008.40.00 2009.89.20 ............... ............... ............... ............... Part 7—Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom described below HTS subheading 0406.90.46 ............... Swiss or Emmentaler cheese with eye formation, nesoi, subject to add. U.S. note 25 to Ch. 4. Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom described below HTS subheading 0406.90.57 ............... are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: Product description Pecorino cheese, from sheep’s milk, in original loaves, not suitable for grating. Part 9—Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech VerDate Sep<11>2014 are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: Product description Part 8—Products of Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 10209 17:22 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 10210 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices HTS subheading Product description 0406.90.95 ............... Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.), nesoi, w/cows milk, w/butterfat over 0.5 percent by wt, subject to Ch. 4 additional U.S. note 16 (quota). Part 10—Products of France, Germany, Spain or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading Product description 0711.20.18 ............... Olives, n/pitted, green, in saline sol., in contain. >8 kg, drained wt, for repacking or sale, subject to additional U.S. note 5 to Ch. 7. Olives, n/pitted, green, in saline sol., in contain. >8 kg, drained wt, for repacking or sale, not subject to additional U.S. note 5 to Ch. 7. Olives, n/pitted, nesoi. Olives, pitted or stuffed, provisionally preserved but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption. Olives, green, not pitted, in saline, not ripe, in containers holding over kg for repkg, not subject to add. U.S. note 4 to Ch. 20. Olives, green, in saline, place packed, stuffed, in containers holding not over 1 kg, aggregate quantity n/o 2700 m ton/yr. Olives, green, in saline, place packed, stuffed, not in containers holding 1 kg or less. Wine other than Tokay (not carbonated), not over 14 percent alcohol, in containers not over 2 liters. 0711.20.28 ............... 0711.20.38 ............... 0711.20.40 ............... 2005.70.08 ............... 2005.70.16 ............... 2005.70.23 ............... 2204.21.50 ............... Part 11—Products of Germany described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading 0901.21.00 0901.22.00 2101.11.21 8201.40.60 8203.20.20 8203.20.60 8203.30.00 8203.40.60 8205.40.00 8211.94.50 8467.19.10 8467.19.50 8468.80.10 8468.90.10 ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... 8514.20.40 ............... 9002.11.90 ............... 9013.10.10 ............... Product description Coffee, roasted, not decaffeinated. Coffee, roasted, decaffeinated. Instant coffee, not flavored. Axes, bill hooks and similar hewing tools (o/than machetes), and base metal parts thereof. Base metal tweezers. Pliers (including cutting pliers but not slip joint pliers), pincers and similar tools. Metal cutting shears and similar tools, and base metal parts thereof. Pipe cutters, bolt cutters, perforating punches and similar tools, nesoi, and base metal parts thereof. Screwdrivers and base metal parts thereof. Base metal blades for knives having other than fixed blades. Tools for working in the hand, pneumatic, other than rotary type, suitable for metal working. Tools for working in the hand, pneumatic, other than rotary type, other than suitable for metal working. Machinery and apparatus, hand-directed or -controlled, used for soldering, brazing or welding, not gas-operated. Parts of hand-directed or -controlled machinery, apparatus and appliances used for soldering, brazing, welding or tempering. Industrial or laboratory microwave ovens for making hot drinks or for cooking or heating food. Objective lenses and parts & access. thereof, for cameras, projectors, or photographic enlargers or reducers, except projection, nesoi. Telescopic sights for rifles not designed for use with infrared light. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Part 12—Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading Product description 1602.49.20 ............... Pork other than ham and shoulder and cuts thereof, not containing cereals or vegetables, boned and cooked and packed in airtight containers. Part 13—Products of Germany or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading 1905.31.00 1905.32.00 4901.10.00 4908.10.00 4911.91.20 ............... ............... ............... ............... ............... VerDate Sep<11>2014 Product description Sweet biscuits. Waffles and wafers. Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter in single sheets, whether or not folded. Transfers (decalcomanias), vitrifiable. Lithographs on paper or paperboard, not over 0.51 mm in thickness, printed not over 20 years at time of importation. 17:22 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices HTS subheading Product description 4911.91.30 ............... 4911.91.40 ............... Lithographs on paper or paperboard, over 0.51 mm in thickness, printed not over 20 years at time of importation. Pictures, designs and photographs, excluding lithographs on paper or paperboard, printed not over 20 years at time of importation. Self-propelled backhoes, shovels, clamshells and draglines with a 360 degree revolving superstructure. Self-propelled machinery with a 360 degree revolving superstructure, other than backhoes, shovels, clamshells and draglines. Electromechanical tools for working in the hand, other than drills or saws, with self-contained electric motor. 8429.52.10 ............... 8429.52.50 ............... 8467.29.00 ............... Part 14—Products of Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading 2208.70.00 ............... Product description Liqueurs and cordials. Part 15—Products of the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: Note: For purposes of 2208.30.30, the product description defines and limits the scope of the proposed action. HTS subheading Product description 2208.30.30 ** ........... 6110.11.00 ............... 6110.12.10 ............... Single-malt Irish and Scotch Whiskies. Sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts, waistcoats (vests) and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, of wool. Sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts, waistcoats (vests) and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, of Kashmir goats, wholly of cashmere. Sweaters, pullovers and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, of cotton, nesoi. Sweaters, pullovers and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, of manmade fibers, nesoi. Rec perf outwear, women’s/girls’ anoraks, wind-breakers & similar articles, not k/c, tex mats (not wool, cotton or mmf), cont <70 percent by wt of silk. Women’s/girls’ anoraks, wind-breakers & similar articles, not k/c, of tex mats (not wool, cotton or mmf), cont <70% by wt of silk. Men’s or boys’ suits of wool, not knitted or crocheted, nesoi, of wool yarn with average fiber diameter of 18.5 micron or less. Men’s or boys’ suits of wool or fine animal hair, not knitted or crocheted, nesoi. Men’s or boys’ suits, of artificial fibers, nesoi, not knitted or crocheted. Men’s or boys’ suits, of textile mats(except wool, cotton or mmf), containing under 70 percent by weight of silk or silk waste, not knit or crocheted. Women’s or girls’ nightdresses and pajamas, not knitted or crocheted, of cotton. Women’s or girls’ swimwear, of textile materials(except mmf), containing 70% or more by weight of silk or silk waste, not knit or crocheted. Women’s or girls’ swimwear, of textile materials(except mmf), containing under 70% by weight of silk or silk waste, not knit or crocheted. Blankets (other than electric blankets) and traveling rugs, of cotton. Blankets and traveling rugs, nesoi. Bed linen, not knit or crocheted, printed, of cotton, cont any embroidery, lace, braid, edging, trimming, piping or applique work, n/napped. Bed linen, not knit or croc, printed, of cotton, not cont any embroidery, lace, braid, edging, trimming, piping or applique work, not napped. 6110.20.20 ............... 6110.30.30 ............... 6202.99.15 ............... 6202.99.80 ............... 6203.11.60 ............... 6203.11.90 ............... 6203.19.30 ............... 6203.19.90 ............... 6208.21.00 ............... 6211.12.40 ............... 6211.12.80 ............... 6301.30.00 ............... 6301.90.00 ............... 6302.21.50 ............... 6302.21.90 ............... ** Only a portion of HS8 digit is to be covered. Part 16—Products of France or Germany described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: HTS subheading 8214.90.60 ............... khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 10211 Product description Butchers’ or kitchen chopping or mincing knives (o/than cleavers w/their handles). 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 35 (Friday, February 21, 2020)]
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

[Docket No. USTR-2019-0003]


Notice of Modification of Section 301 Action: Enforcement of U.S. 
WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Notice of modification of action.

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SUMMARY: Effective October 18, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative 
imposed additional duties on certain products of the EU and certain EU 
member States in this Section 301 investigation to enforce U.S. WTO 
rights in the Large Civil Aircraft dispute. On December 12, 2019, the 
U.S. Trade Representative announced a review of the Section 301 action 
and requested public comments. Based on this review, the U.S. Trade 
Representative has determined to revise the action being taken by 
increasing the rate of additional duties on certain large civil 
aircraft, and by modifying the list of other products of certain 
current and former EU member States subject to additional 25 percent 
duties.

DATES: The modifications to the Section 301 action set out in Annex 1, 
subparagraph C, are applicable with respect to products that are 
entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, 
on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time on March 18, 2020. The 
modifications set out in Annex 1, subparagraphs A and B, are applicable 
with respect to products that are entered for consumption, or withdrawn 
from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern standard 
time on March 5, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the determinations 
in this investigation, contact Assistant General Counsel Megan 
Grimball, (202) 395-5725, or Director for Europe Michael Rogers, at 
(202) 395-3320. For questions on customs classification of products 
identified in the annexes, contact [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Proceedings in the Investigation

    On April 12, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative announced the 
initiation of an investigation to enforce U.S. rights in the World 
Trade Organization (WTO) dispute against the EU and certain EU member 
States addressed to subsidies on large civil aircraft. See 84 FR 15028 
(April 12 notice). The April 12 notice contains background information 
on the investigation and the dispute settlement proceedings, as well as 
the website where the WTO reports can be found: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds316_e.htm.
    The April 12 notice solicited comments on a proposed determination 
that, inter alia, the EU and certain member States have denied U.S. 
rights under the WTO Agreement, and in particular, under Articles 5 and 
6.3 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM 
Agreement) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT 
1994), and have failed to comply with the WTO Dispute Settlement Body 
(DSB) recommendations to bring the WTO-inconsistent subsidies into 
compliance with WTO obligations. The April 12 notice invited public 
comment on a proposed action in the form of an additional ad valorem 
duty of up to 100 percent on products of EU member States to be drawn 
from a list of 317 tariff subheadings and 9 statistical reporting 
numbers of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) 
included in the annex to that notice.
    In response to public comments received during the comment period, 
and upon further analysis, USTR published a notice inviting public 
comment on a second list of products also being considered for an 
additional ad valorem duty of up to 100 percent. See 84 FR 32248 (July 
5, 2019) (July 5 notice). The public versions of submissions received 
in response to the April 12 and July 5 notices, as well as transcripts 
of both hearings, are available on www.regulations.gov under docket 
number USTR-2019-0003.
    On October 2, 2019, the WTO Arbitrator issued a report that 
concluded that the appropriate level of countermeasures in response to 
the WTO-inconsistent launch aid provided by the EU or certain member 
States to their large civil aircraft domestic industry is approximately 
$7.5 billion annually. Subsequently, on October 9, 2019, the U.S. Trade 
Representative announced a determination that the EU and certain member 
States have denied U.S. rights under the WTO Agreement and have failed 
to implement DSB recommendations concerning certain subsidies to the EU 
large civil aircraft industry. See 84 FR 54245 (October 9, 2019) 
(October 9 notice). The U.S. Trade Representative determined to take 
action in the form of additional duties

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on products of certain member States of the EU, at levels of 10 or 25 
percent ad valorem, as specified in annex A of the October 9 notice, 
effective October 18, 2019. The Trade Representative made technical 
adjustments and corrected certain errors effective October 18, 2019. 
See 84 FR55998 (October 18, 2019).
    On December 12, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative announced a 
review of the Section 301 action and invited public comments. See 84 FR 
67992 (December 12, 2019) (December 12 notice). The December 12 notice 
specifically requested comments on whether products of specific EU 
member States should be removed from the list of products subject to 
additional duties or should remain on the list; if a product remains on 
the list, whether the current rate of additional duty should be 
increased to as high as 100 percent; and whether additional EU products 
should be added to the list. USTR received nearly 26,000 comments in 
response to the December 12, 2019 notice.

B. Revision of Action

    Section 306(b)(2)(B)(i) of the 1974 Trade Act, as amended, provides 
in pertinent part that the ``Trade Representative shall periodically 
revise the [retaliation] list or action to affect other goods of the 
country or countries that have failed to implement the [WTO Dispute 
Settlement Body] recommendation.'' Section 306(b)(2)(B)(ii) provides 
that no revision is required under section 306(b)(2)(B) if the U.S. 
Trade Representative determines that implementation of the DSB's 
recommendations is imminent, or the U.S. Trade Representative agrees 
with the affected industry concerned that revision of the list is not 
necessary.
    The U.S. Trade Representative has not determined that the 
circumstances set forth in section 306(b)(2)(B)(ii) currently apply, 
and accordingly has determined to revise the action being taken in the 
investigation. The United States remains open to a negotiated 
settlement that addresses current and future subsidies to Airbus 
provided by the EU and certain current and former member States.
    Section 306(b)(2)(D) provides in pertinent part that in revising 
any list or action, the U.S. Trade Representative ``shall act in a 
manner that is most likely to result in the country or countries 
implementing the recommendations adopted in the dispute settlement 
proceeding or in achieving mutually satisfactory solution to the issue 
that gave rise to the dispute settlement proceeding.''
    The modifications to the Section 301 action announced in this 
Notice take into account the public comments and testimony in response 
to the April 12, July 5, and December 12 notices, the advice of 
advisory committees, and the advice of the Section 301 committee. In 
accordance with section 306(b)(2)(F) of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 
2416(b)(2)(F)), the revised action includes reciprocal goods of the 
affected industry. The annual trade value of the list of tariff 
subheadings subject to additional duties under the revised action 
remains at approximately $7.5 billion, which is consistent with the WTO 
Arbitrator's finding on the appropriate level of countermeasures.
    As specified in the annexes to this notice, the U.S. Trade 
Representative has determined to increase the duties on certain large 
civil aircraft from 10 to percent to 15 percent, and to change the 
composition of the list of products subject to additional duties of 25 
percent. As of this time, the Trade Representative has decided not to 
increase the rate of additional duties above the additional 25 percent 
currently being applied to non-aircraft products. The U.S. Trade 
Representative has also determined that going forward, the action may 
be revised as appropriate immediately upon any EU imposition of 
additional duties on U.S. products in connection with the Large Civil 
Aircraft dispute or with the EU's WTO challenge to the alleged 
subsidization of U.S. large civil aircraft.
    Annex 1 to this Notice identifies the products affected by the 
revised action, the rate of duty to be assessed, and the current or 
former EU member States affected. Annex 2, section 1, contains 
unofficial descriptions of the revisions made by this Notice. Section 2 
of Annex 2 contains the unofficial descriptions of products covered by 
the October 18 action, as revised by this Notice.
    In order to implement this determination, effective March 18, 2020, 
subchapter III of chapter 99 of the HTSUS is modified by subparagraph C 
of Annex 1 to this notice. Effective March 5, 2020, subchapter III of 
chapter 99 of the HTSUS is modified by subparagraphs A and B of Annex 1 
to this notice. The additional duties provided for in the HTSUS 
subheadings established by Annex 1 apply in addition to all other 
applicable duties, fees, exactions, and charges.
    Any product listed in Annex 1, subparagraph C, to this notice, 
except any product that is eligible for admission under `domestic 
status' as defined in 19 CFR 146.43, which is subject to the additional 
duty imposed by this determination, and is admitted into a U.S. foreign 
trade zone on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on March 18, 
2020, only may be admitted as `privileged foreign status' as defined in 
19 CFR 146.41. Such products will be subject upon entry for consumption 
to any ad valorem rates of duty or quantitative limitations related to 
the classification under the applicable HTSUS subheading.
    Any product listed in Annex 1, subparagraphs A and B to this 
notice, except any product that is eligible for admission under 
`domestic status' as defined in 19 CFR 146.43, which is subject to the 
additional duty imposed by this determination, and is admitted into a 
U.S. foreign trade zone on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on 
March 5, 2020, only may be admitted as `privileged foreign status' as 
defined in 19 CFR 146.41. Such products will be subject upon entry for 
consumption to any ad valorem rates of duty or quantitative limitations 
related to the classification under the applicable HTSUS subheading.
    The U.S. Trade Representative will continue to consider the action 
taken in this investigation.

Joseph Barloon,
General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Annex 1

    A. Effective with respect to goods entered for consumption, or 
withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. 
eastern standard time March 5, 2020, U.S. note 21 to subchapter III of 
chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is 
modified as provided herein:
    1. U.S. note 21(a) to such subchapter is modified by deleting 
``9903.89.50'' each place that it appears and inserting ``9903.89.52'' 
in lieu thereof.
    2. U.S. note 21(g) to such subchapter is modified by deleting 
``2009.89.40''.
    3. U.S. note 21 to such subchapter is modified by inserting in 
alphabetical order:
    ``(q) Subheading 9903.89.52 and superior text thereto shall apply 
to all products of France or Germany that are classified in subheading 
8214.90.60.''
    B. Effective with respect to goods entered for consumption, or 
withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. 
eastern standard time March 5, 2020, the following new tariff 
provisions are inserted in numerical sequence in subchapter III of 
chapter 99, with the material in the following new tariff provisions 
inserted in the columns entitled ``Heading/Subheading'', ``Article 
Description'', and ``Rates of Duty 1--General'', respectively:

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    Heading/ subheading        Article description                       1
                                                     ----------------------------------------          2
                                                            General             Special
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9903.89.52.................  ``Articles the product   The duty provided
                              of France or Germany:    in the applicable
                              Provided for in          subheading +
                              subheadings enumerated   25%''.
                              in U.S. note 21(q) to
                              this subchapter.
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    C. Effective with respect to goods entered for consumption, or 
withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. 
eastern daylight time March 18, 2020, the Rates of Duty 1--General 
column of subheading 9903.89.05 is modified by deleting ``10%'' and 
inserting ``15%'' in lieu thereof.

Annex 2

Section 1--Descriptive List of Changes From Annex 1

    Note: The product descriptions that are contained this Annex are 
provided for informational purposes only, and are not intended to 
delimit in any way the scope of the action, except as specified below. 
In all cases, the formal language in Annex 1 governs the tariff 
treatment of products covered by the action. Section 1 of this Annex 
describes the changes to the action that were undertaken as a result of 
Annex 1, as reflected in the informal list presented in Section 2 of 
this Annex.
    Any questions regarding the scope of particular HTS subheadings 
should be referred to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In the 
product descriptions, the abbreviation ``nesoi'' means ``not elsewhere 
specified or included''.
    (a) The additional duties on products in Part 1 below shall be 
increased to 15 percent, effective March 18, 2020.
    Part 1--Products of France, Germany, Spain, or the United Kingdom 
described below are subject to additional import duties of 10 percent 
ad valorem. Effective March 18, 2020, products of France, Germany, 
Spain or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional 
duties of 15 percent ad valorem:
    Note: For purposes of the 8-digit subheading of HTS listed below, 
the product description defines and limits the scope of the proposed 
action. This product is defined by U.S. note 21(b) and covers only 
items in 9903.89.05.

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8802.40.00 **..............  New airplanes and other new aircraft, as
                              defined in U.S. note 21(b) (other than
                              military airplanes or other military
                              aircraft), of an unladen weight exceeding
                              30,000 kg (described in statistical
                              reporting numbers 8802.40.0040,
                              8802.40.0060 or 8802.40.0070).
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** Only a portion of HS8 digit is to be covered.

    (b) The following product has been removed from Part 6, effective 
March 5, 2020.

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                    Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
2009.89.40.................  Prune juice, concentrated or not
                              concentrated.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    (c) The following product have been added to the action, and Part 
16 has been inserted into the descriptive list in Section 2, effective 
March 5, 2020.
    Part 16--Products of France or Germany described below are subject 
to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
8214.90.60..................  Butchers' or kitchen chopping or mincing
                               knives (o/than cleavers w/their handles).
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Section 2--Descriptive List of Action, Reflecting Changes as Described 
in Annex 1

    Note: The product descriptions that are contained this Annex are 
provided for informational purposes only, and are not intended to 
delimit in any way the scope of the action, except as specified below. 
In all cases, the formal language in Annex 1 and the notices published 
at 84 FR 54245 and 84 FR 55998 governs the tariff treatment of products 
covered by the action.
    Any questions regarding the scope of particular HTS subheadings 
should be referred to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In the 
product descriptions, the abbreviation ``nesoi'' means ``not elsewhere 
specified or included''.
    Part 1--Products of France, Germany, Spain, or the United Kingdom 
described below are subject to additional import duties of 10 percent 
ad valorem. Effective March 18, 2020, products of France, Germany, 
Spain or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional 
imports of 15 percent ad valorem:
    Note: For purposes of the 8-digit subheading of HTS listed below, 
the product description defines and limits the scope of the proposed 
action.

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       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
8802.40.00 **...............  New airplanes and other new aircraft, as
                               defined in U.S. note 21(b), (other than
                               military airplanes or other military
                               aircraft), of an unladen weight exceeding
                               30,000 kg (described in statistical
                               reporting numbers 8802.40.0040,
                               8802.40.0060 or 8802.40.0070).
------------------------------------------------------------------------
** Only a portion of HS8 digit is to be covered.

    Part 2--Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, 
Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, 
Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, 
Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, 
Sweden, or the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional 
import duties of 25 percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0403.10.50..................  Yogurt, in dry form, whether or not
                               flavored or containing added fruit or
                               cocoa, not subject to gen note 15 or add.
                               U.S. note 10 to Ch. 4.
0403.90.85..................  Fermented milk o/than dried fermented milk
                               or o/than dried milk with added lactic
                               ferments.
0403.90.90..................  Curdled milk/cream/kephir & other fermentd
                               or acid. milk/cream subject to add U.S.
                               note 10 to Ch. 4.
0405.20.20..................  Butter substitute dairy spreads, over 45%
                               butterfat weight, subject to quota
                               pursuant to chapter 4 additional U.S.
                               note 14.
0406.10.28..................  Fresh (unripened/uncured) cheddar cheese,
                               cheese/subs for cheese cont or proc from
                               cheddar cheese, not subj to Ch. 4 U.S.
                               note 18, not GN15.
0406.10.54..................  Fresh (unripened/uncured) Italian-type
                               cheeses from cow milk, cheese/substitutes
                               containing such Italian-type cheeses or
                               processed therefrom, subj to Ch. 4 U.S.
                               note 21, not subject to general note 15.
0406.10.58..................  Fresh (unrip./uncured) Italian-type
                               cheeses from cow milk, cheese/substitutes
                               cont or proc therefrom, not subj to Ch. 4
                               U.S. note 21 or GN15.
0406.10.68..................  Fresh (unripened/uncured) Swiss/Emmentaler
                               cheeses, except those with eye formation,
                               gruyere-process cheese and cheese cont or
                               proc. from such, not subject to
                               additional U.S. note 22 to Ch. 4.
0406.20.51..................  Romano, reggiano, provolone, provoletti,
                               sbrinz and goya, made from cow's milk,
                               grated or powdered, subject to additional
                               U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4.
0406.20.53..................  Romano, reggiano, provolone, provoletti,
                               sbrinz and goya, made from cow's milk,
                               grated or powdered, not subject to Ch. 4
                               U.S. note 21 or GN15.
0406.20.69..................  Cheese containing or processed from
                               american-type cheese (except cheddar),
                               grated or powdered, subject to additional
                               U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4.
0406.20.77..................  Cheese containing or processed from
                               italian-type cheeses made from cow's
                               milk, grated or powdered, subject to
                               additional U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4.
0406.20.79..................  Cheese containing or processed from
                               italian-type cheeses made from cow's
                               milk, grated or powdered, not subject to
                               additional U.S. note 21 to Ch. 4.
0406.20.87..................  Cheese (including mixtures), nesoi, n/o
                               0.5 percent by wt. of butterfat, grated
                               or powdered, not subject to additional
                               U.S. note 23 to Ch. 4.
0406.20.91..................  Cheese (including mixtures), nesoi, o/0.5
                               percent by wt of butterfat, w/cow's milk,
                               grated or powdered, not subject to
                               additional U.S. note 16 to Ch. 4.
0406.30.05..................  Stilton cheese, processed, not grated or
                               powdered, subject to additional U.S. note
                               24 to Ch. 4.
0406.30.18..................  Blue-veined cheese (except roquefort),
                               processed, not grated or powdered, not
                               subject to gen. note 15 or additional
                               U.S. note 17 to Ch. 4.
0406.30.28..................  Cheddar cheese, processed, not grated or
                               powdered, not subject to gen note 15 or
                               to additional U.S. note 18 to Ch. 4.
0406.30.34..................  Colby cheese, processed, not grated or
                               powdered, subject to additional U.S. note
                               19 to Ch. 4.
0406.30.38..................  Colby cheese, processed, not grated or
                               powdered, not subject to gen note 15 or
                               additional U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4.
0406.30.55..................  Processed cheeses made from sheep's milk,
                               including mixtures of such cheeses, not
                               grated or powdered.
0406.30.69..................  Processed cheese containing or processed
                               from american-type cheese (except
                               cheddar), not grated/powdered, subject to
                               additional U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4, not
                               subject to GN15.
0406.30.79..................  Processed cheese containing or processed
                               from Italian-type, not grated/powdered,
                               not subject to additional U.S. note 21 to
                               Ch. 4, not GN15.
0406.40.44..................  Stilton cheese, nesoi, in original loaves,
                               subject to additional U.S. note 24 to Ch.
                               4.
0406.40.48..................  Stilton cheese, nesoi, not in original
                               loaves, subject to additional U.S. note
                               24 to Ch. 4.
0406.90.32..................  Goya cheese from cow's milk, not in
                               original loaves, nesoi, not subject to
                               gen. note 15 or to additional U.S. note
                               21 to Ch. 4.
0406.90.43..................  Reggiano, Parmesan, Provolone, and
                               Provoletti cheese, nesoi, not from cow's
                               milk, not subject to gen. note 15.
0406.90.52..................  Colby cheese, nesoi, subject to additional
                               U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4 and entered
                               pursuant to its provisions.
0406.90.54..................  Colby cheese, nesoi, not subject to gen.
                               note 15 or to add. U.S. note 19 to Ch. 4.
0406.90.68..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese(incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/romano/reggiano/parmesan/
                               provolone/etc, f/cow milk, not subj. Ch.
                               4 U.S. note 21, not GN15.
0406.90.72..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/or from blue-veined cheese,
                               subj. to add. U.S. note 17 to Ch. 4, not
                               GN15.
0406.90.74..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/or from blue-veined cheese, not
                               subj. to add. U.S. note 17 to Ch. 4, not
                               GN15.
0406.90.82..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/or from Am. cheese except
                               cheddar, subj. to add. U.S. note 19 to
                               Ch. 4, not GN15.
0406.90.92..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/or from swiss, emmentaler or
                               gruyere, not subj. Ch. 4 U.S. note 22,
                               not GN15.
0406.90.94..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/butterfat n/o 0.5 percent by wt,
                               not subject to additional U.S. note 23 to
                               Ch. 4, not GN15.
0805.10.00..................  Oranges, fresh or dried.
0805.21.00..................  Mandarins and other similar citrus hybrids
                               including tangerines, satsumas,
                               clementines, wilkings, fresh or dried.
0805.22.00..................  Clementines, fresh or dried, other.

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0805.50.20..................  Lemons, fresh or dried.
0812.10.00..................  Cherries, provisionally preserved, but
                               unsuitable in that state for immediate
                               consumption.
0813.40.30..................  Cherries, dried.
1602.49.10..................  Prepared or preserved pork offal,
                               including mixtures.
1605.53.05..................  Mussels, containing fish meats or in
                               prepared meals.
1605.56.05..................  Products of clams, cockles, and arkshells
                               containing fish meat; prepared meals.
1605.56.10..................  Razor clams, in airtight containers,
                               prepared or preserved, nesoi.
1605.56.15..................  Boiled clams in immediate airtight
                               containers, the contents of which do not
                               exceed 680 g gross weight.
1605.56.20..................  Clams, prepared or preserved, excluding
                               boiled clams, in immediate airtight
                               containers, nesoi.
1605.56.30..................  Clams, prepared or preserved, other than
                               in airtight containers.
1605.56.60..................  Cockles and arkshells, prepared or
                               preserved.
1605.59.05..................  Products of molluscs nesoi containing fish
                               meat; prepared meals of molluscs nesoi.
1605.59.60..................  Molluscs nesoi, prepared or preserved.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 3--Products of Germany, Spain, or the United Kingdom described 
below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0203.29.40..................  Frozen meat of swine, other than retail
                               cuts, nesoi.
0404.10.05..................  Whey protein concentrates.
0406.10.84..................  Fresh cheese, and substitutes for cheese,
                               cont. cows milk, neosi, over 0.5 percent
                               by wt. of butterfat, descr in add U.S.
                               note 16 to Ch. 4, not GN15.
0406.10.88..................  Fresh cheese, and substitutes for cheese,
                               cont. cows milk, neosi, over 0.5 percent
                               by wt. of butterfat, not descr in add
                               U.S. note 16 to Ch. 4, not GN 15.
0406.10.95..................  Fresh cheese, and substitutes for cheese,
                               not cont. cows milk, neosi, over 0.5
                               percent by wt. of butterfat.
0406.90.16..................  Edam and gouda cheese, nesoi, subject to
                               additional U.S. note 20 to Ch. 4.
0406.90.56..................  Cheeses, nesoi, from sheep's milk in
                               original loaves and suitable for grating.
1509.10.20..................  Virgin olive oil and its fractions,
                               whether or not refined, not chemically
                               modified, weighing with the immediate
                               container under 18 kg.
1509.90.20..................  Olive oil, other than virgin olive oil,
                               and its fractions, not chemically
                               modified, weighing with the immediate
                               container under 18 kg.
2005.70.12..................  Olives, green, not pitted, in saline, not
                               ripe.
2005.70.25..................  Olives, green, in a saline solution,
                               pitted or stuffed, not place packed.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 4--Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, 
Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, 
Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, 
Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United 
Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 
percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0403.10.90..................  Yogurt, not in dry form, whether or not
                               flavored or containing add fruit or
                               cocoa.
0405.10.10..................  Butter subject to quota pursuant to
                               chapter 4 additional U.S. note 6.
0405.10.20..................  Butter not subject to general note 15 and
                               in excess of quota in chapter 4
                               additional U.S. note 6.
0406.30.89..................  Processed cheese (incl. mixtures), nesoi,
                               w/cow's milk, not grated or powdered,
                               subject to add U.S. note 16 to Ch. 4, not
                               subject to GN15.
0406.90.99..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/o cows milk, w/butterfat over
                               0.5 percent by wt, not subject to GN15.
0811.90.80..................  Fruit, nesoi, frozen, whether or not
                               previously steamed or boiled.
1601.00.20..................  Pork sausages and similar products of
                               pork, pork offal or blood; food
                               preparations based on these products.
2008.60.00..................  Cherries, otherwise prepared or preserved,
                               nesoi.
2008.70.20..................  Peaches (excluding nectarines), otherwise
                               prepared or preserved, not elsewhere
                               specified or included.
2008.97.90..................  Mixtures of fruit or other edible parts of
                               plants, otherwise prepared or preserved,
                               nesoi (excluding tropical fruit salad).
2009.89.65..................  Cherry juice, concentrated or not
                               concentrated.
2009.89.80..................  Juice of any single vegetable, other than
                               tomato, concentrated or not concentrated.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 5--Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, 
Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, 
Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, 
Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or 
the United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import 
duties of 25 percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0405.20.30..................  Butter substitute dairy spreads, over 45
                               percent butterfat weight, not subj to gen
                               note 15 and in excess of quota in Ch. 4
                               additional U.S. note 14.
0405.20.80..................  Other dairy spreads, not butter
                               substitutes or of a type provided for in
                               chapter 4 additional U.S. note 1.

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0406.30.85..................  Processed cheese (incl. mixtures), nesoi,
                               not over 0.5 percent by wt. butterfat,
                               not grated or powdered, subject to Ch. 4
                               U.S. note 23, not GN15.
0406.90.78..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/or from cheddar cheese, not
                               subj. to add. U.S. note 18 to Ch. 4, not
                               GN15.
1602.41.90..................  Prepared or preserved pork hams and cuts
                               thereof, not containing cereals or
                               vegetables, nesoi.
1602.42.20..................  Pork shoulders and cuts thereof, boned and
                               cooked and packed in airtight containers.
1602.42.40..................  Prepared or preserved pork shoulders and
                               cuts thereof, other than boned and cooked
                               and packed in airtight containers.
1602.49.40..................  Prepared or preserved pork, not containing
                               cereals or vegetables, nesoi.
1602.49.90..................  Prepared or preserved pork, nesoi.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 6--Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, 
Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, 
Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, 
Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the 
United Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties 
of 25 percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0405.90.10..................  Fats and oils derived from milk, other
                               than butter or dairy spreads, subject to
                               quota pursuant to chapter 4 additional
                               U.S. note 14.
0406.30.51..................  Gruyere-process cheese, processed, not
                               grated or powdered, subject to additional
                               U.S. note 22 to Ch. 4.
0406.30.53..................  Gruyere-process cheese, processed, not
                               grated or powdered, not subject to gen
                               note 15 or additional U.S. note 22 to Ch.
                               4.
0406.40.54..................  Blue-veined cheese, nesoi, in original
                               loaves, subject to add. U.S. note 17 to
                               Ch. 4.
0406.90.08..................  Cheddar cheese, neosi, subject to add.
                               U.S. note 18 to Ch. 4.
0406.90.12..................  Cheddar cheese, nesoi, not subject to gen.
                               note 15 of the HTS or to additional U.S.
                               note 18 to Ch. 4.
0406.90.41..................  Romano, Reggiano, Parmesan, Provolone, and
                               Provoletti cheese, nesoi, from cow's
                               milk, subject to add. U.S. note 21 to Ch.
                               4.
0406.90.42..................  Romano, Reggiano, Parmesan, Provolone, and
                               Provoletti cheese, nesoi, from cow's
                               milk, not subj to GN 15 or Ch4 additional
                               U.S. note 21.
0406.90.48..................  Swiss or Emmentaler cheese with eye
                               formation, nesoi, not subject to gen.
                               note 15 or to additional U.S. note 25 to
                               Ch. 4.
0406.90.90..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/or from swiss, emmentaler or
                               gruyere, subj. to add. U.S. note 22 to
                               Ch.4, not GN15.
0406.90.97..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/cow's milk, w/butterfat over 0.5
                               percent by wt, not subject to Ch. 4 U.S.
                               note 16, not subject to GN15.
1605.53.60..................  Mussels, prepared or preserved.
2007.99.70..................  Currant and berry fruit jellies.
2008.40.00..................  Pears, otherwise prepared or preserved,
                               nesoi.
2009.89.20..................  Pear juice, concentrated or not
                               concentrated.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 7--Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, 
Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, 
Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, 
Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom 
described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent 
ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0406.90.46..................  Swiss or Emmentaler cheese with eye
                               formation, nesoi, subject to add. U.S.
                               note 25 to Ch. 4.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 8--Products of Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech 
Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, 
Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, 
Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United 
Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 
percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0406.90.57..................  Pecorino cheese, from sheep's milk, in
                               original loaves, not suitable for
                               grating.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 9--Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, 
Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, 
Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, 
Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom 
described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent 
ad valorem:

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       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0406.90.95..................  Cheeses & subst. for cheese (incl. mixt.),
                               nesoi, w/cows milk, w/butterfat over 0.5
                               percent by wt, subject to Ch. 4
                               additional U.S. note 16 (quota).
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 10--Products of France, Germany, Spain or the United Kingdom 
described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent 
ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0711.20.18..................  Olives, n/pitted, green, in saline sol.,
                               in contain. >8 kg, drained wt, for
                               repacking or sale, subject to additional
                               U.S. note 5 to Ch. 7.
0711.20.28..................  Olives, n/pitted, green, in saline sol.,
                               in contain. >8 kg, drained wt, for
                               repacking or sale, not subject to
                               additional U.S. note 5 to Ch. 7.
0711.20.38..................  Olives, n/pitted, nesoi.
0711.20.40..................  Olives, pitted or stuffed, provisionally
                               preserved but unsuitable in that state
                               for immediate consumption.
2005.70.08..................  Olives, green, not pitted, in saline, not
                               ripe, in containers holding over kg for
                               repkg, not subject to add. U.S. note 4 to
                               Ch. 20.
2005.70.16..................  Olives, green, in saline, place packed,
                               stuffed, in containers holding not over 1
                               kg, aggregate quantity n/o 2700 m ton/yr.
2005.70.23..................  Olives, green, in saline, place packed,
                               stuffed, not in containers holding 1 kg
                               or less.
2204.21.50..................  Wine other than Tokay (not carbonated),
                               not over 14 percent alcohol, in
                               containers not over 2 liters.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 11--Products of Germany described below are subject to 
additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
0901.21.00..................  Coffee, roasted, not decaffeinated.
0901.22.00..................  Coffee, roasted, decaffeinated.
2101.11.21..................  Instant coffee, not flavored.
8201.40.60..................  Axes, bill hooks and similar hewing tools
                               (o/than machetes), and base metal parts
                               thereof.
8203.20.20..................  Base metal tweezers.
8203.20.60..................  Pliers (including cutting pliers but not
                               slip joint pliers), pincers and similar
                               tools.
8203.30.00..................  Metal cutting shears and similar tools,
                               and base metal parts thereof.
8203.40.60..................  Pipe cutters, bolt cutters, perforating
                               punches and similar tools, nesoi, and
                               base metal parts thereof.
8205.40.00..................  Screwdrivers and base metal parts thereof.
8211.94.50..................  Base metal blades for knives having other
                               than fixed blades.
8467.19.10..................  Tools for working in the hand, pneumatic,
                               other than rotary type, suitable for
                               metal working.
8467.19.50..................  Tools for working in the hand, pneumatic,
                               other than rotary type, other than
                               suitable for metal working.
8468.80.10..................  Machinery and apparatus, hand-directed or
                               controlled, used for soldering, brazing
                               or welding, not gas-operated.
8468.90.10..................  Parts of hand-directed or -controlled
                               machinery, apparatus and appliances used
                               for soldering, brazing, welding or
                               tempering.
8514.20.40..................  Industrial or laboratory microwave ovens
                               for making hot drinks or for cooking or
                               heating food.
9002.11.90..................  Objective lenses and parts & access.
                               thereof, for cameras, projectors, or
                               photographic enlargers or reducers,
                               except projection, nesoi.
9013.10.10..................  Telescopic sights for rifles not designed
                               for use with infrared light.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 12--Products of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, 
Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, 
Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, 
Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom 
described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent 
ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
1602.49.20..................  Pork other than ham and shoulder and cuts
                               thereof, not containing cereals or
                               vegetables, boned and cooked and packed
                               in airtight containers.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Part 13--Products of Germany or the United Kingdom described below 
are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       HTS subheading                     Product description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
1905.31.00..................  Sweet biscuits.
1905.32.00..................  Waffles and wafers.
4901.10.00..................  Printed books, brochures, leaflets and
                               similar printed matter in single sheets,
                               whether or not folded.
4908.10.00..................  Transfers (decalcomanias), vitrifiable.
4911.91.20..................  Lithographs on paper or paperboard, not
                               over 0.51 mm in thickness, printed not
                               over 20 years at time of importation.

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4911.91.30..................  Lithographs on paper or paperboard, over
                               0.51 mm in thickness, printed not over 20
                               years at time of importation.
4911.91.40..................  Pictures, designs and photographs,
                               excluding lithographs on paper or
                               paperboard, printed not over 20 years at
                               time of importation.
8429.52.10..................  Self-propelled backhoes, shovels,
                               clamshells and draglines with a 360
                               degree revolving superstructure.
8429.52.50..................  Self-propelled machinery with a 360 degree
                               revolving superstructure, other than
                               backhoes, shovels, clamshells and
                               draglines.
8467.29.00..................  Electromechanical tools for working in the
                               hand, other than drills or saws, with
                               self-contained electric motor.
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    Part 14--Products of Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, or the United 
Kingdom described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 
percent ad valorem:

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       HTS subheading                     Product description
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2208.70.00..................  Liqueurs and cordials.
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    Part 15--Products of the United Kingdom described below are subject 
to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem:
    Note: For purposes of 2208.30.30, the product description defines 
and limits the scope of the proposed action.

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       HTS subheading                     Product description
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2208.30.30 **...............  Single-malt Irish and Scotch Whiskies.
6110.11.00..................  Sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts,
                               waistcoats (vests) and similar articles,
                               knitted or crocheted, of wool.
6110.12.10..................  Sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts,
                               waistcoats (vests) and similar articles,
                               knitted or crocheted, of Kashmir goats,
                               wholly of cashmere.
6110.20.20..................  Sweaters, pullovers and similar articles,
                               knitted or crocheted, of cotton, nesoi.
6110.30.30..................  Sweaters, pullovers and similar articles,
                               knitted or crocheted, of manmade fibers,
                               nesoi.
6202.99.15..................  Rec perf outwear, women's/girls' anoraks,
                               wind-breakers & similar articles, not k/
                               c, tex mats (not wool, cotton or mmf),
                               cont <70 percent by wt of silk.
6202.99.80..................  Women's/girls' anoraks, wind-breakers &
                               similar articles, not k/c, of tex mats
                               (not wool, cotton or mmf), cont <70% by
                               wt of silk.
6203.11.60..................  Men's or boys' suits of wool, not knitted
                               or crocheted, nesoi, of wool yarn with
                               average fiber diameter of 18.5 micron or
                               less.
6203.11.90..................  Men's or boys' suits of wool or fine
                               animal hair, not knitted or crocheted,
                               nesoi.
6203.19.30..................  Men's or boys' suits, of artificial
                               fibers, nesoi, not knitted or crocheted.
6203.19.90..................  Men's or boys' suits, of textile
                               mats(except wool, cotton or mmf),
                               containing under 70 percent by weight of
                               silk or silk waste, not knit or
                               crocheted.
6208.21.00..................  Women's or girls' nightdresses and
                               pajamas, not knitted or crocheted, of
                               cotton.
6211.12.40..................  Women's or girls' swimwear, of textile
                               materials(except mmf), containing 70% or
                               more by weight of silk or silk waste, not
                               knit or crocheted.
6211.12.80..................  Women's or girls' swimwear, of textile
                               materials(except mmf), containing under
                               70% by weight of silk or silk waste, not
                               knit or crocheted.
6301.30.00..................  Blankets (other than electric blankets)
                               and traveling rugs, of cotton.
6301.90.00..................  Blankets and traveling rugs, nesoi.
6302.21.50..................  Bed linen, not knit or crocheted, printed,
                               of cotton, cont any embroidery, lace,
                               braid, edging, trimming, piping or
                               applique work, n/napped.
6302.21.90..................  Bed linen, not knit or croc, printed, of
                               cotton, not cont any embroidery, lace,
                               braid, edging, trimming, piping or
                               applique work, not napped.
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** Only a portion of HS8 digit is to be covered.

    Part 16--Products of France or Germany described below are subject 
to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem:

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       HTS subheading                     Product description
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8214.90.60..................  Butchers' or kitchen chopping or mincing
                               knives (o/than cleavers w/their handles).
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[FR Doc. 2020-03454 Filed 2-20-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3290-F0-P