Elara Tariff Memo


Recently the administration announced that the next round of proposed retaliatory tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese-made goods will take effect on September 24, 2018.

The initial tariff will be 10%, increasing to 25% on January 1, 2019.

Some changes were made to the original tariff list. Here is what this means for Elara:

Excluded from this round*

  • Vinyl gloves - medical and industrial grades
  • Nitrile gloves - medical grade only
  • Plastic gloves - including HDPE, LPDPE, CPE and Hybrid Gloves
  • Poly bibs
  • Table covers

*If the trade war continues to escalate, these items could be tariffed in a future round.

Still on the tariff list

  • Nitrile gloves - industrial grade
  • All poly bags
  • All poly aprons

Salt and napkins in cutlery kits, but not the cutlery