US ramps up tariffs on Chinese mineral imports

By William Clarke
Published: Friday, 10 May 2019

The failure of the latest round of US China trade talks has left importers of many pigments, clays and finished refractory materials facing a 25% tariff.

The United States hiked the import tariffs on a wide range of Chinese products, including pigments, clays, and finished refractory products on Friday May 10.

The failure of the latest round of trade talks between the US and China has meant the US failed to extend a deadline for the planned...