China has decided to answer US in a “trade war”


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Chinese authorities to impose 25 percent duties on American goods in response to similar actions by the US. About it reports Reuters with reference to the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC on Wednesday, 8 August.

Fees in the amount of $ 16 billion will be forced mirror as explained in the Department. On Tuesday, the office of the U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer approved the list of Chinese goods for the same amount, the importation of which 23 Aug impose a 25 percent duty.

“Washington once again put their domestic laws above international law, it is quite unreasonable actions”, — stated in the Commerce of PRC.

Beijing initially promised to include in the list 141 the position of the American import, however, provided by the Ministry document, there are 333 products. The list includes products of the chemical and energy industries, as well as medical equipment.

China has acted similarly, when Washington imposed a 25 percent duties on Chinese imports in the amount of 34 billion dollars. This list came into force on 6 July. It was listed in agricultural products, cars and seafood.

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