HONG KONG (Reuters) – China has filed a complaint to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against tariffs slapped by the United States on $16 billion worth of Chinese goods, China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday.
FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags are set up for a meeting during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at China’s Ministry of Transport in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo
The two countries have imposed tit-for-tat tariffs on a combined $100 billion of products since early July, with more in the pipeline.
Reporting by Meg Shen in Hong Kong and Lee Chyen Yee in Singapore; editing by Andrew Roche