Beijing has threatened to respond to Washington-introduction of import duty on certain goods from the United States to 25 percent. The United States intends to expand the list of placed under duties of Chinese goods.
In the night of Friday, July 6, entered into force on penalty duties that the U.S. imposed against China. The customs duty at 25 per cent now applies to 818 titles of Chinese goods with a total value of 34 billion dollars.
Among the fallen under the duties of goods – vehicles, aircraft structural elements and hard drives.
The representative of the Ministry of Commerce of China said that the us duties violate the rules of the world trade organization (WTO), and recalled that China is ready to take “necessary retaliatory measures”. Earlier, the Chinese Ministry announced the imposition from July 6 to 25 percent import duties on 659 names of American goods. In this list are expected to be agricultural products from the United States, in particular soybeans and pork, and seafood.
Meanwhile, the U.S. plan to expand the list of Chinese goods that are subject to duties, to include products with a total value of $ 16 billion. Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump has threatened Beijing that American duties could affect Chinese goods with a total value of up to $ 200 billion.
The European Union recently threatened the US with retaliation in the imposition of duties on cars.
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