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Trump's dilemma: What will $100 bn tariff hit next? Wal-Mart or Apple?

Trump's first round of import tariffs deliberately left most consumer electronics untouched

Reuters  |  Washington 

US consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by US President Trump with China and other countries this year when a new list of Chinese imports to be taxed is announced in coming days. After imposing import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in January, Trump moved to levy steel and aluminium in March along with about $50 billion in other goods. After China responded with a list of U.S. goods that would be subject to tariffs, Trump raised the stakes on April 4 by directing the US Trade Representative to consider $100 billion in ...

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First Published: Sat, April 21 2018. 23:37 IST