USA to list tariffs on another US$200 billion of Chinese products

Irving Hamilton
July 11, 2018

President Trump's fresh tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods set the stage for price increases hitting American companies and consumers.

Shipping containers are seen piled up at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China April 13, 2018.

The country's ministry of commerce has told companies to boost imports of goods including soybeans from countries other than the U.S.

A CBS News poll from December of 2016, the month before Trump took office, found that 57 percent of Americans said they thought USA trade practices with other countries resulted in fewer jobs in the U.S.

Shanghai customs has also started collecting new tariffs as of Monday on imported fruits and wine, among other US products on the new tariff lists, two custom brokers told Reuters.

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The USDA didn't immediately reply to an email seeking comment on the shipment.

Later that day, China's foreign ministry spokesperson announced that China has begun implementing new tariffs of 25 percent on some USA goods including automobiles and soybeans. He then announced 25% tariffs on $50 billion to $60 billion in Chinese exports to the US, including aerospace, information and communication technology, and machinery.

Many others in the US are already feeling the effects of the tariffs.

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