In China believe that a trade war directed against the whole world

© AFP 2018 / Jason Lee/PoolФлаги USA and China. Archival photoIn China believe that a trade war directed against the whole world© AFP 2018 / Jason Lee/Pool

Of the United States started the largest in the history of economic relations trade war directed not only against China, it has a global reach, said in a statement, the Ministry of Commerce of China.

«Initiated by the United States trade war directed not only against China but against the whole world, because of her, the world economy may be in a dangerous situation,» — said in a statement.

It is noted that «under the pretext of «US superiority» and their personal interests, Washington has turned away from the others and made enemies, under the guise of national security interests of the United States not only initiated the investigation under article 301 (of the trade act of 1974 – ed.) but also the investigation under article 232 in relation to other global economies, creating trade friction in such important areas as production of aluminium and steel and automotive».

«Of the United States started the largest in the history of economic relations a trade war is not just a trade war between China and the U.S., it is global,» — said in the Commerce.

Mutual increased customs duties between the US and China entered into force on 6 July this year. The US imposed import duties of 25% on 818 import of goods from China total volume of 34 billion dollars per year. As a countermeasure, China on the same day, imposed a duty of 25% on import of equivalent amount of American goods.

This week the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose additional duties of 10% on products from China in the amount of $ 200 billion. The Ministry of Commerce of China, commenting on US actions, calling them unacceptable.

In China believe that a trade war directed against the whole world© RIA Novosti / Vitaly Podwyzki neither himself Nor the people

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