Donald Trump claims China will 'take down' trade barriers
Donald Trump claims China will 'take down' trade barriers
Oil pumping facilities are seen at Venezuela's western Maracaibo lake in Venezuela
09 April, 2018, 04:40
Despite the ongoing dispute, the US President today insisted that a deal on intellectual property with China would mean a "great future for both countries". China may need to replace 2.3 million metric tons of PE next year if the tariffs are implemented, the bank said. Taxes will become Reciprocal and a deal will be made on Intellectual Property.
The Chinese are big consumers of USA soybeans and pork, Graham said: "They've got 1.2 billion people to feed".
If China goes ahead with its proposal to slap a 25 percent tariff on polyethylene and liquid propane, which were among 106 American goods targeted, buyers in the Asian nation may look elsewhere for alternatives to pricier USA supplies.
China expresses "strong dissatisfaction" over the decision, adding that it "aggravates the global trade environment". Another administration official, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, takes a different tack, saying he's "cautiously optimistic" that before any threatened tariffs go into place the two nations will reach an agreement.
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro told NBC's Meet The Press that "we're moving forward in a measured way".
Top members of Trump's economic team, speaking on Sunday morning talk shows, defended the USA threats to impose tariffs on Chinese imports and framed the moves as part of a longer-term strategy for growth - while suggesting a trade war can be averted.
Trump follows through on the tariffs recommended by his commerce department, taxing steel imports at 25% and imported aluminum at 10%.
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Beijing has given tariffs of up to 25 per cent on U.S. products, which include pork and dried fruits.
He said: "The United States hasn't had a Trade Surplus with China in 40 years".
That comes after on Chinese imports and limit the country's investment in the US.
Trump's actions will not help generate any goodwill for American companies trying to do business in China, he added. Virginia-based Smithfield Foods, the world's biggest pork producer, will likely be hit hard.
Lawmakers have supported Trump's calls for stricter rules with China, but want a solid answer on where Washington's tit-for-tat tariffs are going to end.
Towards the end of March, the president announced plans to impose around $50 billion in hard-hitting tariffs on Chinese exports as punishment for Chinese theft of American intellectual property and forced technology transfers.
The president commented ahead of several appearances by top members of his economic team, who defended the USA threats to impose tariffs on Chinese imports and framed the moves as part of a longer-term strategy for growth. He declined to comment on the progress of any back-channel talks with Beijing.
He asks US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to look into which products his administration can target.
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