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Biden Places 100% Tariff on Chinese Electric Cars

HeadlineMay 15, 2024

President Biden has announced new tariffs on $18 billion of Chinese imports, including electric vehicles and solar cells. The tariffs on electric vehicles will increase to 100% in an effort to prevent Chinese electric cars from being sold in the United States, a move that critics say contradicts Biden’s pledge to combat the climate crisis by transitioning away from gas-powered vehicles. The Chinese government condemned the new tariffs, saying the moves will “severely affect the atmosphere for bilateral cooperation.”

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