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18 July, Thursday

US prepared another sanctions package on China

The details regarding tariffs will be made public on Monday.

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US President Donald Trump has requested introducing tariffs on another $300 bln worth of Chinese goods, the Office of the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement on Friday.

"Earlier today, at the direction of the President, the United States increased the level of tariffs from 10% to 25% on approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. The President also ordered us to begin the process of raising tariffs on essentially all remaining imports from China, which are valued at approximately $300 billion," the statement said.


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