The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China on Tuesday, saying it would slap 10 percent tariffs on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
The trump administration has released a list of goods called "2018-0026 China FRN", which covers the upstream and downstream of the chemical industry chain. Among them, the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States Tariff Schedule of the United States (hereafter referred to as "HTSUS") shows that the categories of products subject to additional Tariff are related to titanium industry chain products, as listed below:
2614.00.30 artificial rutile
2614.00.60 titanium ore and titanium concentrate, except artificial rutile
2620.99.50 titanium slag, titanium slag products containing more than 40% titanium
2823.00.00 titanium dioxide
2827.39.30 titanium tetrachloride
2850.00.07 Titanium hydride, titanium nitride, titanium silicide, etc.
3206.19.00 Pigments and coatings containing more than 80% titanium
7202.91.00 titanium alloy, titanium silicon alloy
8108.20.00 titanium semi-finished product, titanium powder
8108.30.00 Titanium, Articles Nesoi
8108.90.00 Titanium, Wrought Nesoi
Only the related products related to titanium elements are listed here, and other products of the industrial chain are not listed
The United States is the second largest exporter of titanium industry chain in China. This move has undoubtedly caused great pain to many industries.
China-US Cooperation in the titanium industry chain has entered a frozen period.
In order to reduce the losses caused by trade wars to our company, we will shift the focus of our business to other countries, Europe, South America and Asia.
At the same time, under the pressure of environmental protection, the raw materials will definitely increase slightly, but in order to support existing customers, we will try our best to offer the best price.