US to Resume Trump-Era Tariffs on Graphics Cards Assembled in China

From PC Mag: PC builders, beware: The Biden administration is preparing to resume tariffs on graphics cards and motherboards assembled in China.

Over the past year, the US Trade Representative (USTR) has delayed restoring the Trump-era tariffs, which added a 25% duty on affected Chinese goods. The goal was to gather feedback from the industry and consider modifications as trade associations lobbied the White House to end the tariffs, citing the costs.

But on Wednesday, the USTR issued a notice, saying it had recommended to the White House that the “tariffs on covered products be maintained.” On Thursday, a spokesperson for USTR then told PCMag: “We are maintaining tariffs on products currently subject to the action, including the two tariffs you’ve inquired about.”

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