KYIV. August 1 UNN. The administration of the US president Donald Trump will propose a 25% duty instead of a planned 10% import of Chinese goods and services worth $ 200 billion. According to them, Tramp warned earlier to introduce a 10% duty on an additional extended list of goods and services, according to Bloomberg, referring to three well-known individuals, according to reports. UNN . However, the administration considers this measure insufficient and recommends raising the threshold to 25%. An official statement on this subject may be posted in a few days. According to one source, the decision to raise the level of future duties is not final and subject to further harmonization.
In June 2018, the United States imposed 25% customs duties on imported goods from China worth $ 50 billion. Formal reason was China's accusation of theft of American intellectual property and technology, as well as in the implementation of unfair trading practices.
Beijing protested in this regard the decision of the US administration, describing it as a violation of the WTO rules, and stated that it would use similar scale up. Since July 6, customs duties of 25% were imposed on US goods worth 34 billion, mainly on agricultural products, automobiles and seafood.
According to UNN the growth of Los Angeles may slow down sharply and will amount to only 0-1% as a result of the "senseless" full-scale trade war between China and the United States. Otherwise, this figure could reach a level of 5-6%, said Mayor Eric Garseletti in an interview with South China Morning Post.