CBP Publishes EU Steel Tariff Rate Quota for 2022

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CBP Publishes EU Steel Tariff Rate Quota for 2022

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30-Dec-21

CBP Publishes EU Steel Tariff Rate Quota for 2022

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announce 2022 Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) levels for steel articles of EU member countries. The steel tariff rate quota program will be divided up into two periods; January 12022 – June 30, 2022 and July 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022. Opening moment for the first period, begins January 3, 2022.

The EU member countries that are included with the tariff rate quota program are as follows: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia (Czech Republic), Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

All Imports of steel articles from the EU in excess of the TRQ quantities shall remain subject to the 25 percent ad valorem duty rate imposed by HTS 9903.80.01, provided they are not subject to an exclusion.

For all other countries not listed, the increased section 232 tariffs will apply.

The 2022 EU tariff rate quota levels may be reference here.

Effective January 1, 2022, steel derivatives from the EU, referenced in proclamation 9980, will no longe be subject to additional duties under HTS 9903.80.03. (See Annex II for full list)

Please note that Importers may apply for additional exclusions from the Department of Commerce (DOC), the quantitative limits and effective dates will be issued to each successful applicant Additionally, the General Approved Exclusions (GAE) will also be available.

The current GAE Steel HTS list is*: 7208.38.00.15; 7209.27.00.00; 7209.90.00.00; 7210.70.60.30; 7211.14.00.90; 7211.23.45.00; 7211.29.60.80; 7212.60.00.00; 7213.20.00.80; 7213.91.30.20; 7215.50.00.90; 7216.10.00.10; 7216.33.00.90; 7217.10.40.45; 7217.10.40.90; 7217.10.60.00; 7217.10.80.25; 7217.10.80.60; 7217.20.15.00; 7217.20.45.50; 7217.90.50.30; 7217.90.50.60; 7217.90.50.90; 7218.91.00.30; 7219.11.00.30; 7219.11.00.60; 7219.12.00.21; 7219.12.00.26; 7219.12.00.51; 7219.12.00.71; 7219.12.00.81; 7219.13.00.81; 7219.22.00.05; 7219.22.00.35; 7219.31.00.10; 7219.90.00.60; 7220.12.10.00; 7220.12.50.00; 7220.20.60.60; 7220.20.60.80; 7220.20.70.60; 7220.20.80.00; 7222.40.30.45; 7222.40.30.85; 7222.40.60.00; 7223.00.50.00; 7224.10.00.05; 7225.50.60.00; 7226.92.30.30; 7226.92.30.60; 7226.92.80.05; 7226.99.01.10; 7227.20.00.30; 7227.90.60.20; 7229.90.50.16; 7229.90.50.31; 7302.10.10.45; 7302.10.50.20; 7304.24.30.10; 7304.24.30.20; 7304.24.30.40; 7304.24.40.40; 7304.24.40.60; 7304.24.60.30; 7304.39.00.02; 7304.39.00.16; 7304.41.30.05; 7304.59.20.30; 7304.59.20.80; 7304.59.80.10; 7304.59.80.45; 7304.59.80.60; 7304.90.10.00; 7304.90.50.00; 7305.31.60.90; 7305.39.10.00; 7306.21.30.00; 7306.40.10.90 7306.61.70.60; 7306.69.50.00; 7306.69.70.60; 7306.90.10.00

*Effective December 27, 2021, 26 GAEs are removed from the eligible list. The DOC notice may be viewed here.

The full CBP notice may be referenced here.