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Mon August 20, 2018

On August 15, Turkey announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports in response to President Trump’s doubling of U.S. import tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum to 50 percent and 20 percent, respectively, on August 10. Included in the list of U.S. imports are three subheadings of plastics materials and products, beginning with the numbers 39. The entire untranslated list can be viewed here.

 

390410

Poly" vinyl chloride", in primary forms, not mixed with any other substances

50%

 

390810

Polyamides-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12, in primary forms

10%

 

3926

Articles of plastics and articles of other materials of heading 3901 to 3914, n.e.s.

60%