TARIFF INFORMATION

Stay abreast of the latest tariff updates.

Dear ICMAD Member: 

On this page, you will find a compilation of information on the recent tariffs announced by The Trump Administration as well as details on the countermeasures imposed by other countries. 

There are many new and potential impacts for the cosmetics and personal care industry for which we have provided details here.  This page includes highlights and is not intended to be inclusive of all information on industry impact.

ICMAD will update this page with additional information as it becomes available.  Please let us know if you have questions.  We look forward to working with you to ensure we protect free enterprise and our industry entrepreneurs.

Here are the highlights on some of the new tariffs impacting the cosmetics and personal care industry:

CANADA

Canada is 10%, effective July 1:

3304.30.00

   Manicure or pedicure preparations

3305.30.00

   Hair lacquers

3307.10.00

   Pre-shave, shaving or after-shave preparations

3307.49.00

   Preparations for perfuming or deodorizing rooms, including odoriferous preparations             used during religious rites: Other

3401.30.00

   Organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of           liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap

July 1, 2018 - Full List of U.S. Products Covered by Canadian Tariffs

Quartz.com
June 29, 2018 - The full ist of 229 U.S. products targeted by Canada's retaliatory tariffs.

The New York Times
June 30, 2018 - Trade War and Canadian Pride Mix in Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S.

The Washington Post
June 29, 2018 - Canada Announces Billions in Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S.

Department of Finance Canada
May 31, 2018 - Notice of Intent to Impose Countermeasures Action Against the United States in Response to Tariffs on Canadian Steel and Aluminum Products.

CHINA

Office of the United States Trade Representative
September 2018 - USTR Finalizes Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports in Response to China’s Unfair Trade Practices 

Retaliatory Chinese tariff translation 10% duty: 3302 through 3307.  The 10% duty list is actually two lists covering 3571 products.  The remaining products are on the 5% list.  See below.

List of 25% Tariff Items for the U.S.

List of 20% Tariff Items for the U.S.

The Washington Post
July 5, 2018 - Trade War Set to Escalate as Fed Warns of Economic Hit.

Investor’s Business Daily
July 2, 2018 - Trump China Tariff Decision Will Be Yuuuge For Stocks

General Administration of Customs People's Republic of China
June 20, 2018 - China to Cut Import Tariffs for 1,449 Taxable Items of Daily Consumer Goods

EUROPEAN UNION

EU is 25%, effective June 22:

33042000

Eye make-up preparations

25%

33043000

Manicure or pedicure preparations

25%

33049100

Make-up or skin care powders, incl. baby powders, whether or not compressed (excl. medicaments)

25%

NYTimes.com
August 2, 2018 - Europe Feels the Squeeze of the Trump Trade Tariffs.

CNN.com
July 26, 2018 - Trump and top European leader agree to work toward zero tariffsTrump and top European leader agree to work toward zero tariffs.

Marketwatch.com
July 2, 2018 - EU Threatens $300 Billion Tariffs Against U.S. After Fresh Trade Salvo From Trump.

World Trade Organization
May 18, 2018 - Immediate Notification Under Article 12.5 of the Agreement on Safeguards to the Council for Trade in Goods of Proposed Suspension of Concessions and Other Obligations Referred to in Paragraph 2 of Article 8 of the Agreement on Safeguards European Union.

INDIA

Delegation of India
May 18, 2018 - Immediate Notification Under Article 12.5 of the Agreement on Safeguards to the Council for Trade in Goods of Proposed Suspension of Concessions and Other Obligations Referred to in Paragraph 2 of Article 8 of the Agreement on Safeguards India.

TURKEY

Turkey is 30%, effective June 21:

3304

Beauty or make-up preparations and preparations for the care of the skin, incl. sunscreen or suntan preparations (excl. medicaments); manicure or pedicure preparations

Hürriyet Daily News
June 27, 2018 - Turkey Hiked Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S.

UNITED STATES

Office of the United States Trade Representative Executive Office of the President
June 29, 2018 - Section 301 Investigation Fact Sheet

Cosmetics Business
June 27, 2018 - Industry Reaction: How Could Trump's Tariffs Impact the Cosmetics Business?

United States Department of Commerce
March 18, 2018 - U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process.

WhiteHouse.gov
March 8, 2018 - Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States.

WhiteHouse.gov
March 8, 2018 - Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States.