U.S. to Delay Some Tariffs on China
The office of the United States trade representative said it would push off imposing new tariffs on cellphones, laptop computers, toys and other goods until Dec. 15.
And the purpose of imposing the full tariffs Dec. 15 is ??? Trump’s China trade policy is now just a series of ill-considered lurches with no goal in sight. Sad.
The New York Times
Breaking News: Facing pressure from U.S. businesses, the White House is delaying tariffs on Chinese-made consumer electronics and some other goods until December
About $112 billion of Chinese goods will be hit with the 10% levy on September 1. Another $160 billion in goods will be subject to the tariff as of December 15,
John Van Reenen
Trump delays some of his #tariffs until Dec 15th
Whoppee. His "early Christmas present" is to only punch Americans in the face instead of also kicking them in the crotch. Impact of China on West:
Rogue P. Bigham
not to state the obvious, but given that
can manipulate a stock 20 points via an unhinged tweet, is he just fucking with american businesses for his own personal gain? i'd suspect so. anything about trump that suggests he wouldn't?