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China Announces New Tariffs on 106 U.S. Products, Including Soy, Cars, and Chemicals

Posted April 04, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Sam Meredith – CNBC)

China announced additional tariffs on 106 U.S. products on Wednesday, in a move likely to heighten global concerns of a tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s biggest economies.

The effective start date for the new charges will be revealed at a later time, though China’s Ministry of Commerce said the tariffs are designed to target up to $50 billion of U.S. products annually.

The 25 percent levy on U.S. imports includes products such as soybeans, cars and whisky, Beijing said. Click here to read more.