Hong Kong goods relabeled Made in China

Advisory Notice Update

On Aug. 24 we issued an update to the original advisory that is below. An additional 45-day compliance period has been granted to relabel goods made in Hong Kong to Made in China
Compliance for Hong Kong Normalization has been extended for an additional 45 days through Nov. 9, 2020.

Goods made in Hong Kong must be relabeled Made in China starting Friday, Sept. 25.

  • The change in what’s Hong Kong Goods Relabeledreferred to as marking rules for goods made in Hong Kong is based on the President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization (EO 13936 dated July 14).
  • For companies that have goods made in Hong Kong and shipped to the United States, this means products will be considered made in China.
  • While the order was signed in July, Customs and Border Protection has granted a transition period until Sept. 25 to implement the new rule.

Please note, several news articles misstated China tariffs would be imposed on relabeled goods. We received guidance from U.S. Customs overnight stating this marking change does not affect country of origin tariff taxes.

If you have questions about your shipment as it relates to this marking rule change, contact Cargo Services team.