November 5, 2019 / 12:12 AM / 8 days ago

U.S. considers dropping some tariffs on China: FT

FILE PHOTO: A U.S. dollar banknote featuring American founding father Benjamin Franklin and a China's yuan banknote featuring late Chinese chairman Mao Zedong are seen among U.S. and Chinese flags in this illustration picture taken May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Illustration

(Reuters) - Trump administration officials are debating whether to remove some existing tariffs on Chinese goods as a concession to seal a partial deal, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

The White House is considering whether to roll back levies on $112 billion of Chinese imports including clothing, appliances, and flatscreen monitors, which were introduced at a 15% rate on Sept. 1, the newspaper said on.ft.com/36A0MLy.

Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler

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