The U.S. struck again in the trade war

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The US imposed new tariffs of 10 percent on Chinese goods for a total volume of $ 200 billion, according to the U.S. Trade representative.

Under the new restrictions were more than six thousand items, including seafood, fruits, vegetables, grain, tobacco, security alarm and auto parts.

Chapter trade representative Robert Lighthizer said that the introduction of fees was a response to “the inability of China to change its behavior.” It is designed to eliminate caused the industrial policy of Beijing harm. “Instead of taking into account our legitimate concerns, China began a policy of retaliation against American goods”, — quotes Leithauser Fox News.

6 July China imposed a 25 percent duty on goods from the United States totaling $ 34 billion. It was a response to similar actions of Washington, affected items “Made in China 2025”.

The United States also imposed restrictions on steel imports (25% duty) and aluminium (10%) without any territorial reference. In response, on 22 June, the European Commission imposed a 25 percent tariff on American jeans, motorcycles, Bourbon, and corn.

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