Skip to comments.Hong Kong Goods for Export to US need to Be Labelled Made in China
Posted on 08/11/2020 11:13:08 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Goods made in Hong Kong for export to the United States will need to be labelled as made in China after Sept. 25, according to a U.S. government notice posted on Tuesday.
The move follows Chinas imposition of a national security law on Hong Kong and a U.S. decision to end the former British colonys special status under U.S. law, escalating bilateral tensions that were already rising over trade war tariffs and the handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
The latest step will see Hong Kong companies subject to the same trade war tariffs levied on mainland Chinese exporters, should they make products subject to these duties, said the U.S. Customs and Border Protection notice.
It said that 45 days after its publication, goods must be marked to indicate that their origin is China.'
The step was taken after the United States determined that Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous to justify differential treatment in relation to China.
Trump has made tough talk against China a feature of his campaign for re-election in November.
The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and the citys current and former police chiefs accused of curtailing political freedoms in the former British colony.
In retaliation, China imposed sanctions on 11 U.S. citizens including lawmakers from Trumps Republican Party on Monday.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that companies from China and other countries that do not comply with U.S. accounting standards will be delisted from U.S. stock exchanges from the end of 2021.
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We should have started this in 1999.
“Made in Communist Red China by slave labor.”
Hong Kongs overall manufacturing has declined a lot since China opened up. Theres not much made in Hong Kong anymore
Certainly for textiles, anything would be made in China, and re-packaged in Hong Kong only.
anyone could see that UK sold HK out when it made the “2 systems” treaty with the commies
a genuine tragedy
EVERYTHING in Walmart already says made in China.
What the #### difference will that make?
The other day I needed to get something and figured I'd try to buy American, or at least not Chinese. The details noted it was an "American based company," and touted how their products had been used in American kitchens for over 100 years. I went to the company's website, but no further details.
Someone had asked the question on Amazon. Previous purchasers noted the product they received = "made in China."
Made in China,,,,
Skull and Crossbones.
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