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Mnuchin: Tariffs on Chinese products put on hold; 'trade war' averted

May 20, 2018 at 1:02 PM
Correction: This story was updated after initial publication to clarify that Secretary Mnuchin did not directly address Section 232 tariffs, only those planned in the wake of the Section 301 investigation. The U.S. will suspend plans to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed on Sunday. On Fox News Sunday, Mnuchin said two days of talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in Washington, DC, late last week produced a “framework” to “substantially reduce the trade...

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