President Trump Holds Off on Placing New Tariffs on Certain Products from China

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Today, the office of the United States Trade Representative announced some “products imported from China… are being removed from the tariff list.” The new tariffs, which would have gone into effect on September 1st, were for “an additional 10 percent tariff” on top of the existing tariffs already in place. Some items being removed from the list include “cell phones, laptop computers, video game consoles, certain toys, computer monitors, and certain items of footwear and clothing.” The U.S. Trade Representative stated the items “are being removed from the tariff list based on health, safety, national security and other factors.”



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