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U.S. may list tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products - official

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. is likely to publish this week a list of $200 billion (£150.6 billion) in additional Chinese products to be hit with tariffs, possibly as early as later on Tuesday, an said.

The said the decision was not final and that the list of Chinese goods would not become final until after the public had a chance to comment.

The move would be the latest in the escalating trade skirmish between the world's two biggest economies.

first reported on Tuesday that the was planning to release the list, citing two people familiar with the matter. Another source who is familiar with the situation confirmed the report to

Trump last week said the may ultimately impose tariffs on more than $500 billion worth of Chinese goods - roughly the total amount of U.S. imports from last year.

The began imposing tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday.

(Reporting by in Washington and Rama Venkat Raman in Bengaluru; Writing by Eric Walsh; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 04:27 IST
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