The office of US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (seen on March 22) is placing new tariffs on China, heating up the trade war between the two countries. Photo: Reuters

US to slap new tariffs on goods worth US$34 billion on China, heating up trade war as Beijing promises retaliation

America’s targets include many types of plastics and other intermediate goods used in manufacturing, as well as some capital goods

Topic |   US-China trade war

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The office of US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (seen on March 22) is placing new tariffs on China, heating up the trade war between the two countries. Photo: Reuters
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