WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump
said on Wednesday the United States has agreed to delay
increasing tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports from
Oct. 1 to Oct. 15 “as a gesture of good will.”
Trump said the postponement came “at the request of the Vice
Premier of China, Liu He, and due to the fact that the People’s
Republic of China will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary.”
The tariffs were set to increase to 30% from 25% on the
(Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by Doina Chiacu)
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