"Bloomberg Economics' immediate assessment is that this would be a drag for both countries, but - absent an outsize impact on confidence - one that would be hard to discern in the aggregate growth or inflation numbers". "That is why I am calling on President Trump to fight for American jobs with a comprehensive strategy that puts American economic interests front and centre", she said. Chinese President Xi Jinping seemed to relent to some extent in response, showing a willingness to lower Chinese tariffs on U.S.
Beijing and Washington have held three rounds of high-level talks since early May that have yet to yield a compromise, with Mr Trump unmoved by a Chinese offer to buy an additional US$70 billion worth of U.S. farm and energy products and other goods, people familiar with the matter have said.
Robert E. Lighthizer, the president's chief trade negotiator, has said that the tariff list would be created to minimize the impact upon consumers.
Under the 1974 trade law that Trump invoked to pursue a tariff investigation into China's intellectual property practices, he could delay the activation by 30 days.
"I'm a China-basher on trade", he told AFP, but added: "I don't see why we're imposing $50 billion worth of tariffs on China".
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President Donald Trump has vowed to clamp down on what he calls China's unfair trade practices.
Wall Street has viewed the escalating trade tensions with wariness, fearful that they could strangle the economic growth achieved during Trump's watch and undermine the benefits of the tax cuts he signed into law a year ago.
"This includes goods related to China's Made in China 2025 strategic plan to dominate the emerging high-technology industries that will drive future economic growth for China, but hurt economic growth for the United States and many other countries", the president said in the statement.
The trade spat could boost prices for raw materials and food, leading to higher rates of inflation and a potential recession, according to Gary Cohn, Trump's former top economic adviser.
'Those are all historic ingredients for an economic slowdown'.
Lu Xiang, a United States specialist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said the world was facing the most uncertain economic times since the cold war.
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The US tariffs package reportedly includes 800 product categories, down from a previously approved 1,300, an administration official and an industry source familiar with the list told Reuters.
The list is meant to minimise the impact on US consumers and businesses by selecting goods where there are ample alternative supplies from other countries.
A Reuters analysis of U.S. Census Bureau import data in April showed that there were about 7,600 consumer and industrial goods still available for tariffs with a combined value of $101 billion in which China accounts for 40 per cent or less of United States imports.
ZTE last week agreed to pay a $1 billion fine to the US government to end a crippling supplier ban imposed after it broke an agreement to discipline executives who conspired to evade USA sanctions on Iran and North Korea. We strongly oppose a trade war with China because no one ever wins in these tit-for-tat disputes.
The President signed off on the step after discussing the tariff list with senior White House officials, national-security officials and senior representatives of the Treasury and Commerce Department, the Wall Street Journal reports citing people familiar with the issue.
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