US to increase duties on Chinese goods

US to increase duties on Chinese goods

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In the U.S. administration have prepared a list subject to tariffs of Chinese goods in the amount of $ 200 billion.

In the United States released a new list of Chinese products with a total value of $ 200 billion, which will be assessed additional customs duty of 10%, according to Reuters, writes with reference to .

“For about a year, the administration trump politely offered to China to stop unfair practices in trading relationships, to open their markets to engage in genuine market competition. Instead of respond to our legitimate concerns, China took retaliatory measures against American goods,” said U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer.

It is noted that the new tariffs will affect thousands of goods from China, such as food, tobacco, chemical products, coal, steel, aluminum, tires, furniture, wood products, animal feed, carpet, bicycles and other.

They will come into force not earlier than two months after the publication of the list. We will remind, the first batch of goods supplied by China to the United States in the amount of 34 billion dollars, are already at 25% duty. Beijing has taken similar measures against American supplies.

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