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The United States adds another 200 billion us dollars in tariffs on Chinese goods, including clothing and textiles.

Jul 12, 2018

On July 10, the us government released a new list of tariffs on China, imposing a 10 per cent tariff on China's $200bn products.

Mr Trump has also recently threatened to intensify a trade war with China.


Robert Lighthizer, us trade representative, said: "we are considering imposing tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods, just in time to balance trade between the us and China."

The duties will not take effect immediately, but will go through a two-month review process at the Aug. 20 solstice hearing on Aug. 23.


The official said, tariffs from made in China 2025 program is aimed at the partial products, including chemicals, textiles, food, clothing, handbags, electronic products, metal products and auto parts products, etc.

Five industries will also be affected, including shampoo and cosmetics.

In making the tariff list, the U.S. trade representative focused on products that could disrupt China's economy.