August and announces that imports worth $16 billion will now be subject to a 25% tariff, instead of the previously announced 10%. Five of the 284 items on the original list published on June 15 were removed: alginic acid, cracking machines, containers, floating docks, and microtomes (for a cumulative value of $400 million in 2017). CN: China`s Ministry of Commerce announces an additional 25% duty on $16 billion worth of U.S. exports to China, which will take effect on August 23, 2018. Provisional list 2 is available here. Thank you for your request. .