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Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Information

Under current law, MTBs will not relieve importers of additional duties imposed under Chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, including products of China subject to section 301 duties and steel and aluminum products subject to section 232 duties.

Important MTB Tips

If you decide you need to make edits to a petition already submitted, you must withdraw the original petition and file a new one, and you must complete and submit any corrected petition before the filing period closes at 5:15 p.m. on December 10, 2019. New
Failure to withdraw the original petition may result in application of Commission Rule 220.7(b) regarding duplicative and overlapping petitions.
If your product has a Chemical Abstract Services (CAS) number, include it in your article description (Question 6). New

This area contains resources and information for the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) petition process being administered by the Commission in accordance with the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (AMCA). The AMCA established a new process for the submission and consideration of requests for temporary duty suspensions and reductions.

The MTB Petition System began accepting petitions on October 11, 2019. The deadline to submit petitions is 5:15 PM, ET on December 10, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted.

Questions about the process? Email mtbinfo@usitc.gov

Resources

2016 Preliminary Reports

The American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (AMCA) requires the Commission to submit a preliminary report on the petitions to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance (Committees). The Commission’s preliminary report was submitted on June 9, 2017. The report can be accessed in PDF and spreadsheet formats by clicking the link below.

2016 Final Reports

The Act required the Commission to submit a final report to the Committees. This final report updates the preliminary report as appropriate after considering information submitted during the June comment period and by the Committees. It can be accessed in PDF and spreadsheet formats by clicking the button below.

Training Sessions

The USITC hosts periodic public training sessions for the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process. To view recaps of public meetings and training sessions for the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill process held in 2019, please visit the link below for a listing of recordings and slides.

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