User login

USTR pans China’s 301 response, wants final tariff list as soon as possible

April 4, 2018 at 4:41 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative views China’s $50 billion tariff threat in response USTR’s Section 301 tariff recommendations as “unjustified” and an attempt to “intimidate” the Trump administration, a USTR official said Wednesday. The official said there was no deadline to finalize the tariff list on about $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, but added that USTR would seek to present final options to President Trump and USTR Robert Lighthizer as quickly as possible. Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on trade policy in the Biden era.