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Trump begins process to raise tariffs on remaining China imports

REUTERS
Published : May 11, 2019, 1:16 pm IST
Updated : May 11, 2019, 1:17 pm IST

The statement by USTR Robert Lighthizer said the value of products subject to new round of tariffs is approximately dollar 300 billion.

US president Donald Trump    (Photo: File)
 US president Donald Trump (Photo: File)

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Friday ordered the US trade representative to start the process of raising tariffs on all remaining imports from China, the USTR said in a statement.

The statement by USTR Robert Lighthizer said the value of products subject to new round of tariffs is approximately dollar 300 billion.

 

It said details on the process for a public notice and comment period for the tariffs will be published shortly in the Federal Register, and more details will be available on the USTR’s website on Monday.

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