New Trump Tariffs Put US-China Trade Effort On The Rocks

Law360 (May 6, 2019, 7:37 PM EDT) -- After weeks of vaguely optimistic assessments of his trade talks with China, President Donald Trump unloaded a bombshell tariff threat against Beijing that has thrown the negotiations into upheaval as a Chinese delegation prepares to visit for another round of meetings this week.

Trump took to his Twitter account on Sunday to say that he will raise the existing 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% on Friday. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer fleshed out that threat Monday, saying that China was beginning to renege on promises it had made at the negotiating table.

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