New US tariffs to hit Chinese lithium battery sector

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 18 June 2018

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced a 25% duty on Chinese lithium exports and China-made mineral and mining equipment entering the US.


China's lithium battery manufacturers will be counting the cost of new tariffs, announced on Friday June 15 by the USTR. They involve $50 billion worth of Chinese exports being hit by 25% duties, in addition to any other duties already applied. The duties also cover China-made mineral...

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