China responds with new tariffs on US minor metals, ferro-alloys imports from June 1

China will implement import tariffs on over 5,000 types of US goods, including ferro-vanadium, vanadium pentoxide and silicon, starting June 1, 2019, amid an escalating trade war between the two countries.

From the start of next month, a 25% tariff will apply to vanadium pentoxide, vanadium oxides and hydroxides and ferro-vanadium containing 75% or more vanadium by weight from the United States. The same tariff will be applied to imports of tungsten trioxide, tellurium, silicon containing up to 99.99% silicon, ferro-silicon containing 55% or above of silicon by weight and unwrought magnesium containing 99.8% or more of...

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Ewa Manthey

Huaqing Fu

Amy Lv

May 14, 2019

15:58 GMT

London, Shanghai