China says United States solar tariffs violate trade rules, lodges WTO complaint
17 August, 2018, 16:57 | Author: Teresa Adams
Washington announced in January that it was imposing what it called safeguard tariffs over four years a 30 percent tariff in the first year which would be reduced gradually to 15 percent in the fourth year.
Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced it would impose 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports beginning August 23. "Other Countries should not be allowed to come in and steal the wealth of our great United States of America".
But perhaps most worrying for American businesses selling in China, a significant minority of the people interviewed - 14, or 28 percent - want to stop buying American products now, and some say they are already boycotting anything made in the U.S. Others said they would continue to buy American but that could change in the future.
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China has tried to portray itself as a defender of the WTO's trade system.
China has responded to such measures with retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. But Trump said the tariffs are working, according to The Journal, and pointed to steel companies opening new U.S. plants as justification.
According to the Ministry of Commerce, Beijing wants to determine the legality of United States policies, as they harm China's rights and undermine the authority of the WTO. "We urge the USA side to take practical action, respect WTO rules and abandon its wrong practices, to bring the trade of related products back to normal". If it fails, the case will go to a panel of experts to decide whether the trade controls are illegal. One Chinese executive told Reuters that USA solar tariffs were a "sideshow" and had little effect on Chinese business.
Earlier, Beijing filed a separate WTO challenge on July 16 to Trump's proposal for yet another round of increases that would add 25 percent import duties on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods.
The two governments have raised tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods.
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US President Donald Trump prefaced Mnuchin's remarks by saying that Turkey had not been a very good friend to the US. The Turkish currency was trading at 5.85 at 1740 GMT, more than 1 percent stronger on the day.
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The views expressed in this article belong to the author and do not necessarily reflect the editorial policy of Middle East Eye. The economic spat between the U.S. and Turkey has continued to escalate today, as the struggling lira currency plunges in value.
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Turkey fires back with tariffs on USA cars, alcohol, cosmetics
The decision came after Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, met with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. China's Ministry of Commerce said it had received an invitation from the United States for talks to be held with U.S.
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Kalin called on the United States to respect legal process in Turkey in reference to the American pastor's continued detention. The currency's climb followed retaliatory tariffs by Ankara against USA goods including rice, coal and cars.
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