US Customs Postponed Addition of 550 Items such as Smartphones to the US Government | NHK News
The US government is considering the effects of additional tariffs on imported goods from China starting on the 1st of next month, taking into account the impact on consumers in their country.
Tariffs for China Postponement of additional 550 items such as smartphones US Government August 14, 16:55
The US government will implement additional tariffs on imported goods from China starting on the 1st of next month, taking into account the impact on consumers in its own country, and will activate about 550 items such as smartphones and clothing until December. Announced to postpone. However, the tariff on the remaining 3000 items will be added in September as planned, and pressure is continuing to increase.
From the 1st of next month, the US Trade Representative Department will have about 550 smartphones, personal computers, some clothing and shoes, and toys for measures to add a 10% tariff on imported goods worth 300 billion dollars from China. For items, we announced that we will postpone activation until December 15.
Many of the daily commodities that are close to our daily lives are subject to the tariff measures, and there has been a rebound from the American industry and others that it will have a major impact on companies and consumers in their home countries.
President Trump told reporters on the 13th that he said, “This is a measure that takes into account only the Christmas season. Some tariffs have a big impact on American consumers,” he said. The
However, only about 550 items are subject to postponement of tariffs, and the remaining 3000 or more items will be subject to tariffs on September 1, as scheduled. The US government will continue to increase pressure by seeking China to approach It is.