Tariffs

Posted August 22, 2022

(BRAIN) — Two China-based e-mobility manufacturers applied to the Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) for new status to pay a lower anti-dumping import tariff rate to export into the United Kingdom.

Posted June 6, 2022

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. imported $565 million worth of bikes in the first quarter this year, up 52% over the first quarter last year and capping three quarters' of massive import figures.

Posted March 23, 2022

DANA POINT, Calif. (BRAIN) — With consumer demand waning, inflation rising and stimulus money drying up, Wednesday's announcement that many Chinese bikes will become exempt from a 25% tariff was well-timed.

Posted February 7, 2022

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is asking the Biden administration to establish "a more comprehensive" process to exclude some products from the current Section 301 tariffs on the import of some products from China.

Posted February 8, 2021

(BRAIN) — A C-student in whatever class comes before Economics 101 could predict price increases in the industry in 2020, given the imbalance between supply and demand. And 2021 will likely see retail prices go up another 10-25%, experts say.

Posted December 11, 2020
A worker builds a Saris trainer at its Wisconsin factory. Saris photo.

LONDON (BRAIN) — Besides the 25% tariff the European Union imposed on U.S. bike frame imports last month, which BRAIN wrote about last week, stationary bike trainers also got hit with the duty.

Posted December 1, 2020
Allied did a special bike for Rapha RCC's international members.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BRAIN) — Last year the bike industry escaped collateral damage from the long-running dispute between the European Union and the United States over commercial aircraft industry subsidies.

Posted August 6, 2020
Kids bikes from China will get a break from the trade war tariffs until Dec. 31, but some other products will see an extra 25% tariff again starting midnight Friday.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Trump administration has extended tariff exclusions it earlier granted to importers of most kids bikes and a few other bike products from China. The importers had been granted a break from a 25% tariff that was due to expire Friday night.

Posted August 3, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Many importers of Chinese bike products will see costs increase by 25% as tariff exclusions are expected to expire August 7.

Posted May 28, 2020

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Trump administration has granted MonkeyLectric LLC an exclusion from Section 301 tariffs for its China-made battery pack.

Posted May 8, 2020

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Trade Representative has granted tariff exclusions to imports of Chinese carbon fiber front and rear frame triangles and carbon fiber rims.

Posted April 27, 2020

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Trade Representative's office has granted tariff exclusions to some more bike-related products. Meanwhile the industry is working to extend the exclusions to the tariffs, which are imposed on China-made products as part of the Trump administration's Section 301 action.

Posted February 3, 2020

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Trump administration has announced additional Chinese tariff exclusions for some bike-related products.

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