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Trump escalates 301 spat, threatens additional tariffs on $100 billion of Chinese goods

April 5, 2018 at 7:28 PM
President Trump threatened a heavy counterpunch against Beijing Thursday evening, saying he may impose tariffs on $100 billion worth of Chinese goods on top of the Section 301 tariffs his administration is already considering to combat what the U.S. says are illegal intellectual property and technology transfer practices. His threat followed China's pledge to retaliate if the U.S. moved ahead with its initial Section 301 moves. “Rather than remedy its misconduct, China has chosen to harm our farmers and manufacturers,”...

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