Trump Hits China With Tariffs On Another $200B In Goods

By Kevin Penton (September 17, 2018, 7:01 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday that he will hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to as high as 25 percent in an escalating dispute over Beijing's intellectual property rules.

Trump plans to ease into the tariffs by setting them at 10 percent on Sept. 24 before hiking them to 25 percent at the beginning of 2019, senior administration officials said Monday.

According to the White House, China has enacted unfair policies relating to technology and intellectual property, such as "forcing United States companies to transfer technology to Chinese counterparts." 

"For months, we have urged China to change these...

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