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China will impose tariffs on an additional $16 billion worth of us products, officials announced Wednesday, marking the latest parry in an escalating trade war between the two countries. The latest round of American and Chinese tariffs, which bring the running total of targeted goods to $50 billion on each side, are set to take effect August 23.

China's exports surged more than expected in July despite US duties and its closely watched surplus with the United States remained near record highs, as the world's two major economic powers ramp up a bitter dispute that some fear could derail global growth.

However, the USA imports far more from China than it exports to it, meaning Beijing may at some point need to look for other means of retaliation.

August 20-23, 2018: The Section 301 Committee will convene a public hearing in the main hearing room of the U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington DC, 20436 beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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China, however, would run out of US imports to levy, as it bought only $130 billion worth of American goods past year.

China's exports growth unexpectedly accelerated in July despite fresh US tariffs, while its trade surplus with the United States remained near record highs as Beijing and Washington ramped up a bitter dispute that has rattled financial markets. The financial pain so far has been felt by individual companies or industries - and their workers - rather than by either the overall US or Chinese economy.

The Asian economic powerhouse will add the tariffs on US imports to measure the same tax placed on their exports, CNBC said.

Washington had already imposed tariffs on United States dollars 34 billion on July 6 but held off on a final USD 16 billion in goods as a result of concerns from U.S. companies.

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A spokeswoman for the U.S. Trade Representative's office could not immediately be reached for comment on China's retaliation announcement or whether this would trigger Trump's next round of threatened tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. But it held off on a final $16 billion as a result of concerns raised by United States companies. The list is heavy on industrial products such as steam turbines and iron girders. "We have been very clear about the specific changes China should undertake".

March 1: President Donald Trump announcestariffs on all imports of steel and aluminum, including metals from China. It would likely have to impose penalties on USA companies doing business in China to make up the difference.

The US and China have been trying to restart high-level talks that broke off after Trump followed through on his tariff threats.

Some U.S. industries have expressed disappointment at Tuesday's decision. That's 24% of all Washington exports according to the Washington Department of Agriculture.

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