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Ross: No ‘quid pro quo’ for delayed tariffs on Chinese goods

August 14, 2019 at 11:04 AM
President Trump’s decision to delay and remove certain tariffs on Chinese imports was made unilaterally, without any concessions from Beijing, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Tuesday announced it would exclude some Chinese imports from 10 percent tariffs announced by Trump earlier this month and delay duties on others until mid-December. While the additional tariffs will go into effect Sept. 1, “Certain products are being removed from the tariff list based...

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