Rocky Road Ahead of Kent, Giant as Bicycle Duties Approach — Panjiva


Rocky Road Ahead of Kent, Giant as Bicycle Duties Approach

China 1758 Cons. Discr. - Retailing 156 Taiwan 98 Trade Deals 702 U.S. 3297

Hearings this week into the proposed third round of section 301 duties by the USTR include representatives of the sports equipment industry, including cycling. Bikes and parts are included in the $200 billion list of products targeted for 25% duties and include $987 million of imports in the 12 months to June 30. China accounted for 64% of bikes and 7% of parts, with the inclusion of both bikes and parts excluding the potential for preemption. Leading importers from China including Kent International (98% of its bike / parts imports came from China over the past two years) and Giant (78%...

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