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Apple urges US govt to call off new round of China tariffs

Friday 21 June 2019 | 09:34 CET | News
Apple has sent a letter to the US government, urging it to reconsider a new set of proposed tariffs on goods from China. The company sent the letter, shown by the Verge, to US Trade Representative Robert Lightizer, saying the new tariffs would affect Apple's global competitiveness. They would not impact Chinese or other competitors; this would therefore tilt the playing filed in favour of these international competitors. The letter explains USTR's proposal is to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on a fourth set of products imported from China. This round would include all of Apple's major

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple
Countries: China / United States
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