China raises tariffs on optical fiber materials

U.S. Soybean Vessel Was Loaded for China Just Before Duties

Essentially, a trade war is a back-and-forth dispute wherein a country imposes tariffs on certain imports in order to restrict trade, reports CNN.

The tariffs could take effect after public consultations end on August 30, according to a statement from the U.S. Trade Representative's office Tuesday.

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The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it had has begun the process of implementing fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of imported Chinese goods. Soybeans, which represent a huge slice of American agricultural exports, are being targeted as well as cigarettes and dairy products, among other products. And 72% of shoes sold in the US are from China, according to the South China Morning Post, citing the American Apparel and Footwear Association. Until January 2017, Ivanka's products were made in factories based in China and Hong Kong; around the time of Trump's inauguration, they appeared to make a well-timed exit and moved to other foreign factories, such as those in Indonesia, Vietnam, and South Korea.

Chinese officials are expected to retaliate in other ways, hitting US firms in China with unplanned inspections, delays in approving financial transactions and other administrative headaches. The first round of tariffs covered Chinese products ranging from farming plows to machine tools and communications satellites.

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Administration officials said they hoped the measures would convince the Chinese government to increase market access for U.S. companies and address allegations of the theft of intellectual property.

Trump last month asked the US Trade Representative's office to identify $US200 billion of Chinese goods that could be hit with 10 per cent tariffs.

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