From left, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Shanghai on July 31. Photo: Reuters

US to delay or remove some tariffs against China planned for September 1

  • Some categories are removed due to ‘health, safety, national security and other factors’; tariffs on other items are postponed until December 15.
  • Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He is reported to have had a ‘serious negotiation’ on trade with Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin
Topic |   US-China trade war

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From left, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Shanghai on July 31. Photo: Reuters
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Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017, after a decade based in the US reporting for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. She was part of the Time Magazine team that won the Henry R. Luce Award, breaking the China SARS story.