U.S. eyes more China tariffs if Trump-Xi meeting fails
01 November, 2018, 23:39 | Author: Lawrence Cooper
China on Saturday denounced Donald Trump's accusation that Beijing is stalling efforts to disarm North Korea as "irresponsible", after the USA president said an upcoming trip to Pyongyang by his top envoy had been cancelled due to lack of progress on the issue.
A new list of tariffs would be drawn up on the remaining $257 billion of goods not yet facing tariffs and after a 60-day public comment period, they would go into effect around the Chinese lunar new year holidays in early February.
The U.S. this year has already imposed tariffs on $250 billion in trade with China.
China saw its currency reach its lowest point in a decade on Tuesday while the threat of new tariffs remains. Most of those imports are now being charged a 10 percent tariff, which is set to increase to 25 percent at the end of the year. Besides, Washington accuses Beijing of using unfair trade practices, and forcing USA firms to export technology to China, stealing intellectual property.
Wall Street took another hit Monday as investors unloaded tech stocks amid fresh worries about tariffs. The issue is often put in terms of the "loss of face" by the Chinese leadership if it backs down-a position advanced by historian Niall Ferguson in an interview on the business channel CNBC yesterday as he pointed to the intractable character of the US-China trade conflict. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 1 percent, while the Nasdaq fell 1.6 percent, also on weakness in technology and internet shares.
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According to a Bloomberg report citing anonymous sources, no decisions have been made, but a new list of U.S. tariffs was being prepared in case the Trump-Xi meeting does not yield progress.
Other members of the so-called FAANG group also sold off. Apple shed 1.9 percent while Facebook gave up 2.3 percent.
The Dow is down 276.30 points, or 1.1 percent. On Monday, Trump repeated his assertion that China was not "not ready" to strike a deal to bring an end to the costly dispute. Italy's FTSE MIB index rose 1.9% after Standard & Poor's did not downgrade its credit rating. Brent crude, used to price global oils, lost $1.14 to $76.20 per barrel. The euro rose to $1.1377 from $1.1372. The MSCI All-Country World Index has dropped more than 8 percent in October, poised to post the worst monthly performance since May 2012.
The S&P 500, the main benchmark for the US stock market, has fallen 9.9 percent from its latest record high on September 20.
The price of US crude oil fell 0.8% to $67.04 a barrel in NY.
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