Customs Information Paper 09 (2017)

Additional Rates of Duty on Goods from the USA. This notice updates the information contained in (Customs Information Paper) CIP (21) 2016

1. Background

Since May 2005, additional custom duties (in retaliation for Byrd Amendment also known as the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000) have been applied on the import of certain goods from the United States of America.

This CIP confirms a change to the additional duty rate applied to the list of those goods affected.

From 1 May 2017, the products listed below will be subject to an additional customs duty of 4.3%. This is an increase on the current rate of 0.45%.

2. Goods affected

The goods which still attract the additional customs duty are listed below.

07104000  Sweetcorn, uncooked or cooked by steaming, boiling in water; frozen
6204623110 Women’s or girl’s trousers and breeches of denim, hand-printed by the ‘batik’ method
6204623190  Women’s or girl’s trousers and breeches of denim, other than hand printed by the ‘batik’ method
87051000  Crane lorries (excluding breakdown lorries)
9003190020  For use in the manufacture of corrective glasses
9003190030  Other


To obtain the current rate of duty please ring the VAT, Excise and Customs Helpline (with the correct customs tariff classification code) between 8am to 6pm on 0300 200 3700.

If you are unsure of the classification code you can email the Tariff Classification Team at:

For information on the retaliatory rate of duties please contact:

3. Contacts.

Policy Duty Liability Team
10th Floor South East
Alexander House
Southend on Sea
SS99 1AA

Issued on 11 July 2017 by Customer Strategy and Tax Design, Customs Directorate, HMRC.

/media/96098/cip-09-2017-additional-duty-rates-on-goods-from-usa.pdf See Attached Document

• support: (t) 01784 240400 (e)
• sales: (t) 01784 242200 (e)