On October 18th The USTR announced that they will open an Exclusion Portal for Products on the China Section 301 List 4.

The exclusion portal is scheduled to open on October 31st, 2019 and will close on January 30th 2020. 

The exemption requests must be for a specific product and must clearly identify the product for which an exclusions is requested.

Any exclusion if granted  will be effective starting September 1st  2019,  and will extend one year after the publication of the exclusion determination in the federal register.

In addition it is anticipated that companies will be able to use the exclusions to seek refunds  on prior entries which have not been liquidated.

Link to the announcement: