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The Trade and Industry Department has set up a one-stop service platform (Tel: 2398 5405; Email: acr_reg@tid.gov.hk) on the latest developments of the United States' trade protectionist measures and the trade conflict between the US and the Mainland and its impact on the Hong Kong economy so as to keep in touch with the trade and disseminate information.
Major developments of the trade conflict between the US and the Mainland
US "Section 301 Investigation" Measures

The lists subject to additional tariffs of both the US and the Mainland are summarized below:-

US
  First List Second List Third List
Effective Date 6 July 23 August 24 September
No. of Tariff Lines 818 279 5,745
Total Value of Products US$34 billion US$16 billion US$200 billion
Additional Tariff Level 25% 25% 10% (2019: 25%)
 
Mainland
  First List Second List Third List
Effective Date 6 July 23 August 24 September
No. of Tariff Lines 545 333 5,207
Total Value of Products US$34 billion US$16 billion US$60 billion
Additional Tariff Level 25% 25% 5% and 10%
9 January 2019
28 December 2018
6 December 2018
28 November 2018
31 October 2018
4 October 2018
28 September 2018
27 September 2018
19 September 2018
18 September 2018
17 August 2018
8 August 2018
8 August 2018
2 August 2018
20 July 2018
16 July 2018
11 July 2018
9 July 2018
6 July 2018
19 June 2018
4 April 2018
23 March 2018
US "Section 232 Investigation" Tariff Measures for Imported Steel and Aluminium
25 April 2018
20 March 2018
16 March 2018
9 March 2018
22 February 2018
Relevant responsive measures of the Mainland in the light of the US trade restrictive measures:
17 December 2018
3 October 2018
19 September 2018
9 August 2018
6 August 2018
19 June 2018
6 April 2018
3 April 2018
26 March 2018
Various funding schemes and support services help companies improve their competitiveness and respond to changes and challenges in the business environment :
Funding Schemes
Other Support
Other useful information

US tariff schedule for goods entering the US: