Effective September 12th, The US Department of Commerce assigned a preliminary subsidy rate of 103.77% on all ceramic and porcelain goods sourced from China. This does not affect stone or glass tile, however, it is in addition to the existing 25% tariff already instated for all Chinese goods.
Beginning October 1st the overall tariff for Chinese goods is expected to increase from 25% to 30%.
Any additional charges will be identified as a tariff line on quotes.
Design and Direct Source supplies materials from around the globe - we are happy to problem-solve any budget issues that occur as a result of this economic penalty.
We will continue to monitor tariff developments and will provide updates as new information becomes available.