The imposition of tariffs, Chinese investment and student restrictions will all hurt the US more than they will hurt China.
"If dramatic changes in its trade policy regime aren't made, China's approach to seizing advantage in the marketplace will put United States businesses at a competitive disadvantage, threatening the long-term prosperity, economic growth and job creation here at home", he said.
Re "How trade wars end - and why Trump's will be different" (April 4): Donald Trump would be absolutely no good at chess.
Before the latest announcement, US lawmakers had reacted with mounting concern on Thursday over the threat to the American agricultural sector from the trade confrontation with China.
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had instructed USA trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on China, again intensifying up tensions with Beijing. On Thursday, Trump announced he had instructed the USA trade representative to consider whether tariffs on another $100 billion worth of Chinese goods would be appropriate.
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China will continue reforms and promote trade and investment liberalization, he said. "The president has said enough is enough". United States carmakers and aircraft companies are the most affected sectors as both of which are at the center of China's tariff plans.
China's Commerce Ministry spokesman, Gao Feng, has called the US action "extremely mistaken" and unjustified, adding that the spat was a struggle between unilateralism and multilateralism. China's tariffs, if enacted, would double the current levy on US cars, to 50 percent. China is already too strong, its economy too big. Almost all clothing sold in the US - 97 percent - is imported, and China is the top import partner by far, responsible for 41 percent of USA imports.
Put simply, a tariff is a tax typically imposed on imported goods. We will all pay with higher prices on goods that we all use. "We represent 6 percent of the imports but account for 51 percent of the tariffs".
The inclusion of soya beans on China's list of tariff-hit products is seen by many as a bold move. "This is just a proposed idea", Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters Friday morning.
Another round of proposed tariffs, another market meltdown.