Posted June 6, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Congressional bike advocate Earl Blumenauer's newest bill is aimed at rejuvenating U.S. bike manufacturing.

Posted May 24, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Importers of Chinese-made e-bikes, juvenile bikes and some other bike products will be responsible for an additional 25% tariff on those products starting June 14.

Posted May 22, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Trade Representative published a Federal Register Notice on Wednesday concerning the Section 301 tariffs on China but it's still unclear whether existing bike products will continue to receive exclusions as the May 31 deadline for ending all exclusions approaches.

Posted May 15, 2024
PeopleForBikes says the industry needs 'clarity and relief' on the proposed new tariffs
Biden on Tuesday after signing a document related to the China tariffs. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — It's unclear if the Biden administration's proposed steep increases in tariffs on Chinese EVs will affect the bike industry.

Posted April 17, 2024
Company is moving Munich Composite's manufacturing equipment to South Carolina.
Photo of Munich's European factory provided by Munich.

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (BRAIN) — Two supporters of domestic manufacturing are teaming to begin production of carbon fiber rims for the original equipment market.

Posted February 15, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A public comment period ends next Wednesday, Feb. 21, for industry members and others who want to tell the U.S. Trade Representative's Office how they feel about extending an exclusion from a 25% tariff on Chinese-made bicycle products.

Posted December 26, 2023

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The United States Trade Representative announced Tuesday that existing Section 301 tariff exclusions will be extended until May 31. The exclusions for some China-made bicycle products were scheduled to end Sunday.

Posted September 7, 2023
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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Trade Representative has extended its tariff exclusions for some China-made bicycle products until Dec. 31.

Posted December 18, 2022

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Importers will be able to bring in many bicycle products from China for an extra nine months without paying Section 301 tariffs that the Trump administration imposed starting in 2018.  

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.


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