These additional duties of 15% cover part of the $ 300 billion worth of goods imported from China that have been previously spared from US trade measures. They will be applied at 0:01, according to the services of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published in the Official Journal. The goods concerned include food, textiles and furniture.
US President Donald Trump confirmed on Friday (August 30th) that additional tariffs of 15% on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods will come into effect on Sunday. The White House tenant claimed that these additional tariffs are "validated", in response to journalists about the possibility of postponing them at a later date.