Trump postpones tariffs on Chinese industrial minerals

By William Clarke
Published: Tuesday, 26 February 2019

The scheduled tariff increase on Chinese material coming into the US has been delayed, pending further talks.

United States president Donald Trump has postponed his administration’s plans to increase the current import duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, de-escalating the trade tensions between the two countries.

"I will be delaying the US increase in tariffs scheduled for March 1," Trump announced via Twitter on Sunday...

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