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The United States has issued a list of goods from China to $ 300 billion that Washington is ready to distribute 25% duty. About it writes Bloomberg. List Monday, may 13, released the office of the U.S. trade representative.
In the list among others included children’s clothing, toys, mobile phones and laptops. If the United States would take appropriate step, then fees will apply on almost all imports from China. “The trade war will hit the wallets of many Americans at the time, as the President seeks re-election to a new term,” the Agency said.
Earlier, us President, Donald trump declared its intention to meet with Chinese leader XI Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan, which is scheduled for June 28-29. This meeting predict critical for determining the future trade war between Washington and Beijing. Thus, according to the plans set forth by the U.S. authorities, the new rates will take effect no earlier than the end of June.
Trade representative of the USA Robert Leitheiser may 11, said that on the instructions of the President of the United States was launched the process of raising taxes on the rest of the imports from China, which is 300 billion dollars. Before that, the American leader said that depending on progress in negotiations with China, the American side may cancel duties on some Chinese goods.
China on may 13 imposed increased duties in respect of more than five thousand products from USA in the amount of $ 60 billion. This decision was a response to similar actions of Washington, which on may 10 imposed higher tariffs on Chinese goods at $ 200 billion. The American side has taken such a step after the Chinese were not included in the draft trade Treaty between the States most of the requirements of the United States. At the same time, China has taken a tough stance in the trade dispute because of the confidence that the American authorities are ready to soften their demands.
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