China Protests New US Tariffs On Chinese Goods

BAGHDAD, China has protested the entry into force of new US tariffs on Chinese goods, saying it will reciprocate.

"The US side, without taking into consideration the views of others, imposed on August 23 an additional charge of 25 percent on imports of Chinese goods worth 16 billion dollars," the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement, noting that "these actions violate the principles of the World Trade Organization "

"The Chinese side expresses its strong protest in this regard and will have to continue to take reciprocal measures," the statement said.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency