JUST IN: China Just Announced Its Retaliation

Submitted by MAGA Student

Posted 6 days ago

China has just announced it will hit the U.S. with tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. goods in a dramatic escalation of the trade war.

https://twitter.com/time/status/1127985631349624832?s=21


As reported by time.com
(BEIJING) — Deepening its trade battle with the U.S. and sending financial markets spinning, China announced tariff hikes Monday on $60 billion of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese products.


Punitive charges of 5% to 25% on thousands of American products including batteries, spinach and coffee will take effect June 1, the Finance Ministry said. That extends Chinese duty increases to $110 billion of imports from the United States.

The announcement followed an increase of U.S. duties on $200 billion of Chinese imports to 25% from 10% in the increasingly bitter dispute. American officials have accused China of backtracking on commitments they say it made in earlier negotiations.

On Twitter, Trump warned Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) his country “will be hurt very badly” if it doesn’t agree to a trade deal.


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