The imposition of duties Washington postponed for cell phones, laptops, video game console monitors, some toys and some items of clothing and footwear. Some goods are excluded from the lists on the increase in duties.
The U.S. government has decided to postpone the introduction of a ten percent duty on a specific list of products imported from China, until December 15. On Tuesday, August 13, reported the press service of the United States Trade representative.
As indicated in the message, the introduction of fees deferred on cell phones, laptops, video game console monitors, some toys and some items of clothing and footwear. In addition, some of the items have been excluded from the lists for reasons of national security, as well as in connection with their importance for health and safety, the report indicates. The remaining items, the fee will be introduced from 1 September, as previously reported.
With care about Christmas
Commenting on the decision to postpone, the US President Donald trump said that his administration has taken this step in order not to harm the American consumer ahead of the traditional Christmas shopping. “We do this for the Christmas season,” he told reporters.
On 1 August the American President has announced plans to introduce September 1, a duty of 10 percent on imported Chinese goods volume of 300 billion a year. Announcing a new round of trade war between the two countries, trump outlined a number of promises made by Beijing, while expressing confidence in the “bright future” of bilateral relations.