Tariffs come amid an ongoing trade war between the US and China and could risk destabilising the global economy further.
Since the beginning of the year, some 50 people, mainly government detractors, have been abducted and tortured in Zimbabwe, but it is not easy to say who could be behind these heinous crimes.
China imposed additional tariffs on some of the US goods on a $75-billion target list while the Trump administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports has taken effect early Sunday.
China’s Commerce Ministry expects a favourable outcome from the next round of face-to-face trade talks with the US scheduled in September, as tensions between the world's two largest economies grow.
The decision comes two months after US President Donald Trump agreed to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum from Mexico and Canada after the three nations agreed on a revised North American free trade pact.
Vietnam and the European Union signed a free trade deal reducing tariffs on goods of 99 percent traded between the southeastern state and the Union. The deal will boost Vietnams economy by around 5 percent until 2024-2028.
The US-China trade war is already having a negative impact on the global economy. If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping cannot agree to new terms at the G20 Summit, it will affect everyone.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said in a recorded message that the vote was "very good news."
The new duties take effect from Sunday, a government notification said, in the latest trade row since US President Donald Trump took office in 2017 vowing to act against countries with which Washington has a large trade deficit.
If US President Donald Trump is not satisfied with Mexico's efforts to crack down on immigration, the tariff will increase to 10 percent on July 1, 15 percent on August 1, 20 percent on September 1 and 25 percent on October 1, the White House says.
US President Donald Trump removes import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum but delays auto tariffs that would have hurt Japan and Europe.
The world’s two biggest economies are nine months into a trade war that has cost billions of dollars, roiled financial markets and upended supply chains.
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