Trump’s latest threat to raise imported tariffs from China

May 6, 2019 – According to yesterday’s news report from USA TODAY, the president proposed “implementing a 25% tax on another $325 billion in goods from China that currently “remain untaxed.” He did not specify what goods would be hit or when that tax would be imposed, aside from “shortly,”

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Trump said Sunday the negotiations with China were going “too slowly.” He said China was trying to “renegotiate,” to which he tweeted an emphatic “No!”

A Chinese delegation is scheduled to resume talks in Washington on Wednesday aimed at resolving a trade war.

If the proposals were implemented as outlined in the president’s tweets, a total of $575 billion in Chinese imports would be hit with a 25% tax.

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