A port in Miami Beach, Florida. Americans for Free Trade, a coalition of 150 business groups, said US President Donald Trump’s new tariff rate hikes on Chinese goods will hit in the middle of the busy holiday shipping period. Photo: AFP

US business group urges Donald Trump to delay new China tariffs coming ‘at the worst possible time’

  • Americans for Free Trade, comprising 150 industry associations, wants US president to delay levying 15 per cent duties on US$300 billion of Chinese goods
  • The tariffs, first set at 10 per cent, moved a step closer as the US government scheduled an official filing confirming the move
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A port in Miami Beach, Florida. Americans for Free Trade, a coalition of 150 business groups, said US President Donald Trump’s new tariff rate hikes on Chinese goods will hit in the middle of the busy holiday shipping period. Photo: AFP
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