US spares Chinese furniture, modems from next round of 10% tariffs

The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10 per cent tariffs, it said on Friday. The US Trade Representative’s office released a complete list of the items that were removed from $300 billion in tariffs scheduled to go into effect on Sept.

1 and Dec. 15, some of which had already been hit with 25 per cent tariffs. Trump on Tuesday delayed more than half of the proposed tariffs until December, saying it would help shield.....

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