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Trade war: Trump seeks tariff on $60 bn Chinese goods in tech, telecom

Tariffs would not be limited to technology and telecommunications equipment

Reuters  |  Washington 

The administration of President Donald Trump is seeking to impose tariffs on $60 billion of Chinese imports and will target the technology and telecommunications sectors, a source who had discussed the issue with the White House said on Tuesday. Politico reported earlier that Trump had rejected proposals for tariffs on $30 billion of Chinese imports. The source said that the tariffs would not be limited to technology and telecommunications equipment. China runs a $375 billion trade surplus with the United States and when President Xi Xinping's top economic adviser ...

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 20:37 IST
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