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Unhappy with Trade Talks, Trump to Impose 10% Tariffs on Remaining Chinese Imports Including Games, Toys

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President Trump unexpectedly announced a 10% tariff on the remaining imports from China, including tabletop games, toys and dice. The tariffs will start in September.

Trump had shelved similar 25% tariff during the June G20 meeting in Japan after positive talks with China. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer just returned from the two day follow up talks in Shanghai.

Trump expressed his disappointment with China on Twitter, saying that China did not purchase the agreed agricultural products or stem the sale of synthetic opioid fentanyl as promised.

The two sides were still talking and are scheduled to meet again in the US in September.