USTR Seeks Input on China’s Policies and Practices Related to Tech Transfer, IP, and Innovation

The U.S. Trade Representative has determined that the acts, policies, and practices of the Government of China related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation covered in the investigation are unreasonable or discriminatory and burden or restrict U.S. commerce. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comment and will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed determination on appropriate action in response to these acts, policies, and practices. The Trade Representative proposes an additional duty of 25 percent on a list of products from China. The list of products, defined by 8-digit subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), is set out in the Annex to this Notice.

  • Written comments must be submitted on or before May 11, 2018. The public hearing will take place at 10:00am on May 15, 2018 in the main hearing room of the U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW Washington DC 20436.
  • Read the hearing notice on
  • Advocacy Contact: Rosalyn Steward at 202-205-7013.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018