August 23, 2019 / 1:23 PM / 23 days ago

China to impose extra tariffs on U.S. soy, beef and pork

Soybeans sit in a truck as they are loaded at the Ruff Brothers Grain elevator in Leonore, Illinois, U.S., July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Acker

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will impose an extra 5% tariff on U.S. soybeans from Sept 1, as well as additional 10% duties on U.S. wheat, corn and sorghum from Dec. 15, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday in Beijing’s latest retaliatory trade measures against Washington.

China will also levy extra 10% tariffs on U.S. beef and pork from Sept 1, according to lists published by the ministry on its website.

Reporting by Dominique Patton and Tom Daly, Editing by William Maclean

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