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Trump Administration Releases China Tariff List Aimed At Crippling Chinese Tech Push

Ok, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office has published the list of Chinese products that will be subject to U.S. tariffs. 

Ok, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office has published the list of Chinese products that will be subject to U.S. tariffs. Long story short, this is the list that goes along with the 301 probe - Lighthizer had until Friday to publish it. As discussed previously, the idea here is to hit China on the whole "Made in China 2025" initiative. This is adding extra uncertainty to the environment for tech. In taking aim at the “Made in China 2025” initiative, Trump is attempting to undercut Beijing's effort to catapult the country into a leadership role in industries like IT, robotics, aerospace, rail, new-energy vehicles, bio-medical and (somewhat separately), AI.   “Rising trade tensions reflect that as China moves up the value-added chain its economy is becoming less complementary to the U.S. and more directly competitive,” TCW’s David Loevinger told Bloomberg last week, adding that “‘Made in China 2025’ is part an effort to leapfrog the U.S. in some industries.” Clearly, any effort to stymie that from Trump would invite retaliatory measures, raising the trade stakes even further, and putting the focus even more squarely on tech, etc. etc. Here's what
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4 comments on “Trump Administration Releases China Tariff List Aimed At Crippling Chinese Tech Push

  1. Anonymous says:

    Ya ya ya. Stop messin’ around and just say it. We are going to war.

  2. David de Jong says:

    I notice that Ivanka’s shoe knock offs are excluded.

  3. […] replaced Cohn, reviving hopes that Trump would call off the trade war. Three weeks later, the USTR published a list of Chinese products Trump intended to subject to tariffs in connection with the 301 probe. China retaliated […]

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