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‘Irrational Trump will hurt US’ with battery tariffs plan— China

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:31 -- John Shepherd
‘Irrational Trump will hurt US’ with battery tariffs plan— China

Lead-acid batteries and lithium raw materials have been dragged into the now highly-charged trade tariffs bust-up between the US and China.

President Donald Trump has ordered that “lead-acid batteries of any kind” be included in a new list of $200 billion worth of Chinese imports subject to tariffs of 10%. 

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Trade tariff won’t hurt batteries— yet

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:10 -- John Shepherd
Trade tariff won’t hurt batteries— yet

The United States government has fired a very small warning shot in its so-called trade war with China— in the world of batteries, that is.

Proposed Tariffs are only set to be imposed in very limited areas— silver primary batteries, zinc air batteries and nickel cadmium batteries— other than those used in electric vehicles.

 

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