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Court rules Trump tariffs on $320 billion of Chinese goods can stand

April 1, 2022 at 6:48 PM
The Trump administration acted within its authority in applying third and fourth rounds of tariffs on roughly $320 billion worth of Chinese goods stemming from a Section 301 investigation into Chinese practices, but the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative did not adequately respond to comments on those duties, according to a Court of International Trade ruling handed down on Friday. The court declined to vacate the tariffs based on USTR’s inadequate response to stakeholder comments that were submitted before...

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