On May 8, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) posted an advance copy of a Federal Register notice announcing that the 10% duty on approximately $200 million worth of Chinese  imports will be increased to 25% on May 10, 2019. This increase was originally supposed to go into effect in January, but was delayed awaiting the outcome of US-China trade talks. Last weekend the administration announced that although the talks were scheduled to resume this week, it appeared that China was going back on some of its agreed upon commitments and that if that was the case the duties would increase on May 10.