China hits back at Trump with whiskey import tariff

18th June, 2018 by Lauren Eads

China has retaliated to President Trump’s imposition of tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports into America, announcing a counter tariff on a raft of products imported by the US into China, including a 25% hike on American whiskey.

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Chinese officials announced retaliatory tariffs aimed at the US on Saturday that targeted American exports such as electric cars, soybeans, orange juice, lobsters, salmon, cigars and whiskey.

It follows an announcement by Trump which stated that the US would be imposing tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese products, focusing on products from industrial sectors such as aerospace, information and communications technology, robotics, industrial machinery, new materials and automobiles.

Notably, it did not include some….

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