Trump, China tariff list on $200 billion of goods

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President Donald Trump
during his visit to China

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Ernst/Reuters



  • President Donald Trump released a list of $200 billion
    worth of Chinese goods that may be subject to tariffs.
  • The list represents a major escalation of the
    Trump-China trade war.
  • The list is massive, covering everything from tuna to
    wooden doors to industrial chemicals.
  • Check out the highlights below.

President Donald Trump
escalated the trade war with China
on Tuesday with the
release more than $200 billion worth of Chinese exports to the US
that could be subject to new tariffs.

As opposed to previous tariffs, which focused mostly on
industrial goods, the
roughly 200-page list
runs the gamut — from consumer products
to food to industrial chemicals. This means American consumers
are likely to notice any potential price increases right away.

If Trump follows through on this threat, just under 50% of all
Chinese imports would be subject to a tariff.

Here’s a rundown of the major goods that are on Trump’s new list:

  • Meat: pork; beef intestine; rabbit meat;
    venison; frog legs
  • Fish and seafood: live fish
    including ornamental fish, trout, eels, tuna, and carp;
    chilled or frozen meat of various types of trout, salmon,
    halibut, plaice, sole, albacore, tuna, herring, mackerel,
    cobia, swordfish, pollack, whiting, catfish, rays, and more;
    various types of salted or smoked fish; other seafood including
    various types of lobsters, crabs, shrimps, prawns, oysters,
    scallops, mussels, clams, squid, octopus, conchs, abalone, sea
    cucumbers, and sea urchins.
  • Non-meat animal products such as eggs and
    dairy: 
    Whey products; butter; various types of
    eggs including chicken; honey; hair of animals including human,
    hog, horse and badger; animal intestines, bladders; feathers;
    bones including shells, beaks, corals, hooves, antlers, and
    more.
  •  Vegetables: onions; garlic;
    cauliflower and broccoli; cabbage; carrots; turnips; radishes;
    beats; cucumbers; peas of various types; beans; lentils; celery;
    mushrooms; peppers of various types; squash; okra; sweet corn;
    potatoes; sweet potatoes and yams; some types of tomatoes;
    spinach; Brussels sprouts.
  • Fruit and Nuts: Coconuts; cashews;
    almonds; hazelnuts; walnuts; chestnuts; pistachios; macadamia
    nuts; pecans; dates; figs; pineapples; guavas; oranges;
    mandarins; clementines; raisins; grapes; apples; pears;
    quinces; peaches; berries including strawberries, raspberries,
    cranberries, blueberries and others; bananas; a variety of
    dried fruits; peels of various fruits.
  • Cereals: wheat, including durum wheat;
    barley; oats; corn; various types of rice; grain sorghum;
    buckwheat; quinoa; and more.
  • Mill products: flours including those
    form wheat, corn, buckwheat, rice, rye, other cereals,
    potatoes, and bananas; groats and meal of various types
    including wheat, corn, oats, and rice; malt; starches of wheat,
    corn, potato, and more
  • Oil seeds: soybeans; seeds of sunflower,
    flax seed, sesame, mustard, poppy and more; planting seeds for
    certain crops; cocoas and mint leaves; and seaweeds.
  • Sugars and candies: cane sugar; candies with
    no cocoa
  • Breads and Pasta: uncooked pasta; various
    breads, pastries, cakes, and biscuits.
  • Prepared vegetables and fruits: various
    vegetables and fruits previously listen in their prepared or
    preserved forms; various fruit jams including strawberry,
    pineapple, apricot, and more; peanut butter; various fruit
    juices including orange, pineapple, lime, grape, apple, and
    more.
  • Other food items: soy sauce; condiments and
    seasonings; protein concentrates.
  • Beverages and vinegars: water, including
    mineral water; fruit or vegetable juices and juice mixes; beer
    from malt; wine, including rice wine; ethyl alcohol; vinegars
  • Food processing waste and animal feed: brans
    from processing; oil cakes; dog or cat food; animal feed
  • Tobacco products: various types and
    preparations of tobacco; tobacco refuse; cigars; cigarettes;
    smoking tobacco
  • Salts and minerals: salt/sodium chloride;
    sulfur; graphite; quartz; types of clays; chalk; slate; marble;
    granite; sandstone; dolomite; gypsum; some plasters; some types
    of cement; mica; Epsom salts
  • Ores, slag, and ash: ores of iron,
    copper, nickel, cobalt, aluminum, lead, zinc, tin, chromium,
    tungsten, uranium, titanium, silver, other precious metals, and
    others; slag, various types of ash.
  • Mineral fuels and oils: coal; lignite;
    peat; coke; tars; various types of light oil; various types of
    kerosene; petroleum oils; liquefied fuels including natural
    gas, propane, butane, ethylene, and petroleum; oil
    shale and tar sands
  • Inorganic Chemicals: chemicals such as
    chlorine,  sulfur; carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and silicon;
    acids including sulfuric, nitric, and more; various types of
    fluorides, chlorides, sulfates, nitrates, carbonates, and more.
    (See full list below.)
  • Organic chemicals: (See full list below.)
  • Fertilizers: animal or vegetable fertilizers;
    urea; ammonium sulfate; sodium nitrate; and more.
  • Tanning and drying extracts, dyes, and paints
  • Essential oils, perfumes: perfume; lip or
    eye make up preparations; manicure or pedicure products;
    shampoo; hairspray; bath salts.
  • Soaps and cleaning products: various types of
    soap; leather and textile treatments; polishes for shoes and
    furniture.
  • Glues, adhesives, and enzymes
  • Cigarette lighter fluid
  • Photographic goods: various types of photo
    plates; instant film; various types of film in rolls; various
    types of motion picture film.
  • Various chemical products: pesticides;
    herbicides; fungicides
  • Plastics: vinyl flooring and other plastic
    floor and wall coverings; sausage casings; bags; gloves
    including baseball gloves; rain jackets; machinery belts.
  • Rubber: latex; rods, tubes, and other
    products; conveyor belts; various types of transmission belts;
    various types of pneumatic tires; gloves; gaskets; dock
    fenders.
  • Raw hides and leather: animal skins
    including cow, buffalo, sheep, goats, reptile; various types of
    leather made from cow, buffalo, sheep, goats, reptile;
    leather trunks and suitcases; leather handbags; CD cases;
    gloves including ski, ice hockey, and typical use; belts; fur
    clothing, incluidng artificial fur.
  • Wood: fuel wood; charcoal; various types of
    wood including oak, beech, maple, ash and cherry; moldings;
    rods; particleboard; various types of plywood; doors; corks and
    stoppers; wicker and bamboo baskets. 
  • Wood pulp products
  • Paper: Newsprint; writing paper; vegetable
    parchment; carbon paper; self-adhesive paper; cigarette paper;
    envelopes; tablecloths; handkerchiefs; folders.
  • Silk
  • Wool or animal hair products: cashmere;
    yarns; tapestries and upholstery.
  • Cotton: fibers; thread; yarn; denim; satin.
  • Flax: yarn; fabrics
  • Man-made
    textiles:
     polypropylene; rayon; nylon;
    polyester
  • Other textile products, rope, twine: hammocks;
    fish nets; carpets;
  • Fabrics: corduroy; gauze; terry towel;
    lace; badges; embroidery
  • Headgear: caps; hairnets; wool hats; safety
    headgear like hard hats; head bands.
  • Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos: stone for
    art; marble slabs; roofing slate; millstones; sandpaper; floor
    or wall tiles; cement bricks.
  • Ceramics: fire bricks; pipes; tiles;
    porcelain and china.
  • Glass and glassware: balls; rods; drawn or
    blown glass; float glass; tempered safety glass;
    mirrors; carboys, bottles, jars, pots, flasks, and other
    containers; microscope slides; woven fiberglass
  • Precious stones and pearls: diamonds; silver
    and products made of silver; gold and products made of gold;
    platinum; palladium.
  • Iron and steel and products derived from the
    metals: 
    drums; tubes; pipes; doors; windows;
    screws; horseshoes; 
  • Copper: plates; cables; tubes; pipes; springs
  • Nickel: bars; rods; wires
  • Aluminum: powder; cable; wire; screws.
  • Various metal products, tools,
    cutlery:
     industrial items made from lead, zinc,
    tin, and more; saw blades; bolt cutters; hammers; wrenches;
    crow bars.
  • Machinery, both industrial and retail: steam
    turbines; engines; fuel-injection pumps; air compressors; air
    conditioning machines; refrigerators; cream separators;
    hydraulic jacks; escalators; manure spreaders; copiers;
    automatic beverage-vending machines
  • Electronics: vacuum cleaners; hair clippers;
    spark plugs; generators; bicycle lights; electric amps;
    television cameras; various types of TVs; video projectors.
  • Vehicles and parts: axles; driving shafts;
    gear boxes; radiators.
  • Parachutes
  • Ships and boats: sailboats; motorboats;
    canoes; yachts.
  • Instruments for scientific or medical
    purposes:
    microscopes; cameras for non-art purposes;
    gauges for pressure, electrical currents, and more.
  • Clocks and watches
  • Furniture, bedding, mattresses: car seats;
    wood chairs; furniture designed for offices, kitchens, and
    more; mattresses; chandeliers; lamps.
  • Assorted items: buttons; stamps; paintings;
    collections of zoological, botanical, mineralogical,
    anatomical, historical, archaeological interest; antiques of an
    age exceeding one hundred years