China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies

Next round of US tariffs a month away; Mnuchin

The two leaders are expected to meet face to face on the sidelines of the G20 late next month, and United States and Chinese officials have both indicted that the trade war can only be resolved by Trump and Xi.

"The decision to end the tariff [s] is most likely due to the need to focus on the trade war with China and to get the new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico ratified", former managing director and CEO of International Strategic Alliances, George Koo, wrote in an emailed comment.

Long considered the ballast in a relationship fraught with geopolitical frictions, the US business community in China in recent years has advocated a harder line on what it sees as discriminatory Chinese trade policies. "Only on the basis of equality and respect can the negotiations have the chance of continuing", commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng said at a press briefing.

President Trump, who once declared that trade wars were "good" and "easy to win", has embraced protectionism as part of his "America First" agenda.

President Donald Trump is providing another $16 billion in aid to USA farmers hurt by his trade policies.

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No further trade talks between top Chinese and US negotiators have been scheduled since the last round ended in a stalemate on May 10, the same day US President Donald Trump sharply increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and took steps to levy duties on all remaining Chinese imports.

The tariffs will instead be paid for by companies importing goods into the USA and are often passed on to USA consumers in the form of price hikes, a reality acknowledged by Trump's own top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. -China trade war, while predicting that the impact on U.S.jobs and growth from higher tariffs on Chinese goods would be "de minimis".

Last week the Trump administration added Huawei to the trade blacklist, which bans the Chinese telecoms giant from acquiring technology from U.S. firms without government approval.

He reiterated China's criticism of US efforts to restrict commercial cooperation with equipment maker Huawei and other Chinese high-tech firms.

While Wolff stressed that Mexican and Canadian exports cannot replace Chinese ones "at least for many years", others argue that Trump's move can help the countries' investors to boost steel and aluminum manufacturing capacity, Worthington said.

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The restrictions, which according to the source are among several options being considered by the Trump administration, would severely limit Hikvision's ability to buy United States technology from American companies.

At the same time, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States was open to a new round of trade talks, expressing hope that the two sides could return to the negotiating table.

Lu said, "China is open to the door of dialogue, but sincerity is indispensable to make a consultation meaningful".

The tariffs were increased even as US-China trade talks were underway.

Groups that represent farmers like the American Farm Bureau and National Farmers' Union said that while they appreciate the assistance for farmers, it's a short-term solution and they would rather have a long-term trade deal with China.

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Similar to the aid package announced previous year, farmers can apply for direct payments for crops impacted by the tariffs and USDA will buy surplus products like milk and meat to distribute to food banks around the country.

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