Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow told Fox News on Wednesday that the U.S. government had received information that "the top of the Chinese government wished to pursue talks" prompting Mnuchin to send an invitation.
The 10 percent tariff was scaled back from Trump's initial plan to impose 25 percent penalties on all of these imports.
On Sept. 7, Trump warned that he had further tariffs ready to go on $267 billion worth of Chinese imports beyond those that will be targeted this week.
Trump had already directed aides to proceed with tariffs, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's attempts to restart trade talks with China, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The White House said on Friday that Trump "has been clear that he and his administration will continue to take action to address China's unfair trade practices". "We encourage China to address the long standing concerns raised by the United States".
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Last month the U.S. Trade Representative's office held over a week of hearings with leaders in many industries on the potential additional tariffs. Trump ordered his advisers to come up with a list of $200 billion of other Chinese products to penalize, a package that includes many consumer products.
Some of them have criticized Trump's tactics but many echo USA complaints about Chinese market barriers and industrial strategy.
The list of goods now includes can openers, pizza cutters, ice cream scoops and other basic housewares that Bradshaw Home Inc.in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., imports from China and sells to retailers nationwide, and prices for those products would head higher, said Brett Bradshaw, co-president of Bradshaw Home.
A higher tariff of 25% is already in force on $50 billion worth of imports from China, and the period for public comments on a proposal to extend it to another $200 billion worth of goods ended recently.
But since companies submitted responses anonymously, it is unclear to what extent high-profile USA automakers are affected.
The US has launched a trade war against China which could see all of its exports to the US subject to duties.
Corporate executives increasingly think the trade dispute can be resolved only by direct talks between Trump and Xi.
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He said that the engineers at Samsung are confident of its safety, and that users do not have to worry about batteries any more. So far, this is only one incident of a Galaxy Note 9 catching fire and it does not necessarily suggest a widespread issue.
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This move by head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider set off a fun social media firestorm earlier this week. With the Seahawks offense stalling on each drive, Griffin's picks are the only thing keeping Seattle in the game Monday night.
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He is the first to tell me that he made a mistake, this is a lesson for everyone". "He's punishing himself. Spurs are without captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and Dele Alli following the worldwide break.
He is expected to level them on about $200-billion of Chinese imports and China has said it would retaliate. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments.
Schefter reports that the Browns could reach an injury settlement with Gonzalez or put him on waivers, with an injury. Gonzalez also had a potential game-winning FG blocked in the Week 1 tie with Pittsburgh.
That's why the possibility of Gordon getting to play with an elite quarterback such as Tom Brady is extremely intriguing. Gordon has shown the ability to be one of the best wide receivers in the league when he's right physically and mentally.
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Dwyane Wade announces he’s returning to Heat
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USA imposes new $200bn tariffs on China
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FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system
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