China halves import tariffs on US refined copper, rare earths among other products

China has halved tariffs on a slew of US-sourced metals and minerals including copper cathodes and rare earths.

The reduced tariffs will come into effect on February 14, China’s State Council announced on Thursday February 6.

US products that formerly faced tariffs of 15% to enter China will be liable for a 7.5% levy, those that were 10% are now 5%. The annual trade value...

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Archie Hunter

Justin Yang

Julian Luk

Hui Li

William Clarke

February 07, 2020

16:05 GMT

London, Shanghai