China’s Ministry of Commerce on 24 March 2018 announced that it intends to impose tariffs on certain products imported from the United States, in response to the U.S. section 232 tariff measures being imposed on steel and aluminum products imported into the United States.
According to a Ministry of Commerce release (English), China intends to impose tariffs on 128 products across seven categories.
A notice for public comments (Chinese) contains the product list by product code.
Separately, the U.S. president issued an order directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare a list of goods imported from China that will be subject to tariffs. The proposed tariffs will total approximately $50 billion, and would address China’s policies concerning technology transfers and intellectual property. Read TaxNewsFlash
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