Trump to raise tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

05 Mai, 2019, 22:06 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • US President Donald Trump is not satisfied with the pace of progress in negotiations with China

Tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports will increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on Friday, and another $325 billion in goods will "shortly" be subject to tariffs, President Donald Trump said Sunday, in a warning to China as what could be a closing round of takes for a trade deal are set to start in Washington this week.

Trump said on Twitter that tariffs will increase to 25% on Friday and that more Chinese goods will face additional tariffs.

Trump imposed duties of 25 percent on an initial $50 billion of Chinese goods a year ago and then 10 percent on an additional $200 billion in products.

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