In China believe that a trade war will not solve the economic problems of the United States

© AP Photo / Andrew Nagly USA and China. Archival photoIn China believe that a trade war will not solve the economic problems of the United States© AP Photo / Andrew Harnik

The outbreak of a trade war with China and the policy of protectionism in respect of many other countries are not able to solve the economic problems of the United States, said on Friday assistant foreign Minister of China Zhang Jun.

«The United States recently took a series of unilateral actions and protectionist measures not only against China but also against many other countries and has unleashed a trade war. Such actions of the USA are not able to solve the problem, including the economic problems of the United States,» — said at the briefing, Zhang Jun.

He stressed that China is not the source of problems in the US economy, the outbreak of trade wars and accusations against China will not help Washington to solve their problems.

«The actions of the US also have not received a response and support of the international community», — said the Chinese diplomat

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.

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