Trump issues $267bn tariff threat to China ahead of trade talks
Trump issues $267bn tariff threat to China ahead of trade talks
Trump says he expects to raise tariffs on US$200b of Chinese imports to 25%
28 November, 2018, 08:57
If Trump decides to impose additional tariffs, the hiked taxes would apply to a total of over $517 billion of Chinese goods.
Cui Tiankai, China's ambassador to the US, participates in the U.S.
"I happen to be a tariff person because I'm a smart person, OK?" he told the Wall Street Journal. "I mean, I can make it 10 percent, and people could stand that very easily", he said. Apple CEO Tim Cook had lobbied the president to keep its popular iPhone free from tariffs.
All three major USA indexes finished positive after spending much of the session in negative territory, as Kudlow said there is an opportunity to "turn the page" on a trade war with China. "We have an opportunity to extend that optimism, break some new ground", Kudlow said.
An escalation of the Sino-American trade conflict could lead to a repeat of the great catastrophes of the 20th century, a Chinese envoy has warned, just as Donald Trump once again threatened to slap China with additional tariffs.
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Separately, Trump toldthe Wall Street Journal that he expected to move ahead with raising tariffs on $200bn in Chinese imports to 25pc from 10pc now. "President Trump has indicated he is open - now we need to know if President Xi is open".
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"Maybe. Maybe. Depends on what the rate is", Trump said, talking about phones and laptop computers. He declined to say what other US officials will join Trump in the session.
Investors are looking out for this weekend's highly anticipated meeting between Mr Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Argentina - and whether they take any concrete steps to resolve their countries' trade dispute.
A Chinese official told reporters last week that the two leaders would look to set guidelines for future talks.
China will have to give way on "fairness and reciprocity", he said, warning that United States concerns over intellectual property theft and China's forced technology transfers "must be solved".
Trump added: "I don't like that aggression". Since then, communications have picked up between the two sides, said Kudlow.
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