China imposes duties in relation to the United States

Китай вводит пошлины в отношении США

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Beijing has prepared a response to the us administration’s decision to increase tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. They will come into force on 2 April.

China imposes duties on us goods 128 as a response to the increase in tariffs by the US administration. This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Finance of China, reports RIA Novosti.

“On 120 items, including fruit, the fee will be 15% on eight items, including pork − 25%”, − the document says.

It is noted that China “stands for the multilateral trading system”, and the measures taken against the United States, “fair and consistent with the principles of the world trade organization.”

We will remind, on March 22 the President of the United States Donald trump has announced plans to impose duties on imports from China a total value of 60 billion dollars to reduce the US trade deficit with China.

In accordance with the presidential decree from 23 March, began to operate import duties on steel in 25% and aluminium 10%.

Earlier, the Ministry of Commerce of China published a list of 128 imported US goods, which can be imposed duties in retaliation.

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