The goods had been taxed at a 15 per cent rate, official news agency Xinhua reported.
The border tax slapped on other imported goods like sporting goods, fishing supplies, textiles, electronic appliances and bicycles will also be lowered to 20 per cent from 25 per cent, according to Xinhua.
Top EU leaders will meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
this week at a summit in Brussels, but their hopes of winning solid commitments on trade look set for disappointment.
President Donald Trump
on Friday said talks with Beijing
were making progress toward ending the trade war between the world's two top economies, but he again stopped short of predicting success.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
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