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01:50  14 august  2019
01:50  14 august  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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Apple AAPL recently claimed that a number of its products including Apple Watch and AirPods will be more costly if the proposed levy on Chinese goods Per Reuters, Trump is now planning to impose an additional tariff on imports worth 7 billion. Apple to Contribute More Than 0 Billion in Next

President Donald Trump's trade war with China has already hit farmers so hard that the country's giving out billions in bailouts to help cover losses from unsold goods. Now the electronics industry may be the next to feel the pinch.

Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Apple's AirPods may end up in the center of Trump's trade fights. Sarah Tew/CNET

A new round of tariffs on Chinese imports is set to go into effect Sept. 1, raising prices on some electronics by 10%. That, according to Reuters, may include Apple's popular AirPods and Apple Watch , which together are estimated to represent multibillion-dollar businesses in their own rights.

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Apple has pushed back against President Donald Trump ' s proposed tariffs , arguing that additional penalties on 7 billion worth of Chinese imports are It' s hard to say there are any truly 'American' products," Hancock added. Here is the list of items that Apple said would be hit by China tariffs

Apple Inc. said proposed U. S . tariffs on 0 billion of Chinese goods would affect several of its products including the Apple Watch , hurting American consumers and Trump administration’ s proposed tariffs will disproportionately hurt Apple and U. S . consumers, the company said in a filing.

The administration said Tuesday it will be delaying tariffs for other popular tech products, such as laptops and cellphones, to Dec. 15. Trump had initially planned to hit tech products with tariffs last year, but delayed that move amid industry opposition.

Apple was among the companies that sent letters to the US Trade Representative asking for an exemption at that time, arguing that "because all tariffs ultimately show up as a tax on US consumers, they will increase the cost of Apple products that our customers have come to rely on in their daily lives."

Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next© CNET

Apple's AirPods may end up in the center of Trump's trade fights.

Trump, meanwhile, has called for Apple to build its devices in the US. Apple does the majority of its research and development in the US, but assembles the bulk of its devices overseas.

Trump tweets Apple will not receive tariff waivers for parts made in China

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Apple Inc. said proposed U. S . tariffs on 0 billion of Chinese goods would affect several of its products including the Apple Watch , hurting American consumers and putting the company at a competitive disadvantage.

The United States is said to exclude Apple Watch and AirPods from its next round of tariffs that will be imposed on Chinese goods. As Bloomberg reports, the U. S . government is expected to release its final list on Monday

Apple and the White House didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.

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Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next

Apple iPhones Get Tariff Reprieve, But Other Tech Gear Still Hit.
The Trump administration delayed a 10% tariff on some Chinese-made products on Tuesday. Apple Inc.’s iPhone was one of the main beneficiaries of the move, but other tech gadgets weren’t so lucky. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Here’s a rundown of which technologies got the temporary reprieve and what offerings will still get hit: Tariffs delayed until Dec. 15:Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks.

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