Trump postpones the increase in duties on Chinese goods for $ 250 billion to October 15th
The US president: "Gesture of good will"
- War on duties with the US, China's exports are falling
- Trade war. China uses the WTO against Trump's new duties
- New American duties are in force from today to 15% of about 112 billion dollars of Chinese products
ShareSeptember 12, 2019 Donald Trump, in the Italian night, has decided to postpone the increase in duties on Chinese goods for $ 250 billion by 15 days, to October 15 next. The announcement seems to go in the direction of a relaxing climate in view of the imminent resumption of negotiations between China and the US.
"At the request of Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, and because the People's Republic of China will celebrate its 70th anniversary on October 1st, we have agreed, as a gesture of goodwill, to move the tariff increase to $ 250 billion Chinese merchandise (from 25% to 30%) from October 1st to October 15th ", tweeted Trump.