MITA Calls for Timely Exemption Process for Section 301 Tariffs in DOTmed HealthCare Business

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Steve Holloway
Published: July 10, 2018 In The News

10th July 2018 – Featured in Healthcare Business News – The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is once again calling on the Trump administration to address the matter of Section 301 tariffs for goods imported from China – this time through the establishment of a timely and robust exemption process.

Its request, made Friday, comes in response to an announcement last week that such a process would be implemented, but failed to provide further details as to when and how. It also came the same day as the initiation of the first wave of Trump’s 25 percent tax fees, affecting approximately $34 billion worth of goods. A remaining set of products valued together at $16 billion is still under further review.

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