Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
Business
Home / Business / China US trade tensions

China promises to counter US tariffs

By Jing Shuiyu | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-05-16 16:01

China's Ministry of Commerce on Thursday urged the United States to correct its use of tariffs, and vowed to take necessary countermeasures if the US' new tariff plan targeting $300 billion in Chinese imports takes effect.

The US government's bullying behavior and maximum pressure regime on China violate multilateral trade rules, ministry spokesman Gao Feng said at a regular news conference.

The office of the United States Trade Representative proposed to take further action by imposing 25 percent of additional tariffs on Chinese imports with an annual trade value of approximately $300 billion. The USTR is seeking comment and will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed modification on June 17.

Gao said the impact of US tariffs imposed on Chinese products starting last year was "completely controllable."

Top
BACK TO THE TOP
English
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US