Tariffs on Chinese goods to US in force from today

Tariffs on Chinese goods to US in force from today

A 15% duty on imported Chinese goods to the US comes into force today despite ongoing talks.

It is the latest round of tariffs to be imposed hitting consumer goods.

The US president has reiterated that China wants to make a trade deal.

He claims his country is in an "incredible negotiating position."

"We're having conversations with China, meetings are scheduled, calls are being made," said Mr Trump.

He also said that the scheduled meeting this month is going ahead.

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