Trump govt to go ahead with new China tar­iffs

The Southland Times - - World -

Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump is go­ing ahead with plans to im­pose new tar­iffs on about US$200 bil­lion of Chi­nese im­ports, The Wall Street Jour­nal re­ported yes­ter­day. Both sides were pre­par­ing to hold new talks on their tar­iff dis­pute. Last week Trump told re­porters such a move could come ‘‘very soon.’’ The Jour­nal cited peo­ple fa­mil­iar with the mat­ter who said the tar­iff level will likely be set at about 10 per cent.

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