It said preliminary results of a trade probe found USA sorghum, a grain used as animal feed and in alcohol distilling, was sold at improperly low prices that hurt Chinese farmers. It said importers must post bonds of 178.6 percent of the value of their goods to cover possible anti-dumping duties while the probe is completed.
China's move came amid the trade spat with the US following which Beijing has slapped 25 per cent tariffs on American soybean imports in retaliation for US PresidentDonald Trump camping tariffs on a range of Chinese products.
Earlier this month, the Chinese commerce ministry threatened to impose a 25% duty on USA agricultural products, including soybeans, wheat, and beef, in response to the U.S. proposal to levy duties on Chinese high-tech goods. Beijing has responded with its own list of USA goods for possible retaliation.
Carmakers complied because they gained access to China's populous market, which passed the United States in 2009 as the world's biggest by number of vehicles sold.
In a statement, China's Ministry of Commerce said the alleged USA dumping had caused "substantial damage" to China's domestic sorghum industry, according to an informal translation, and that the ministry had chose to implement "temporary anti-dumping measures" and collect a 178.6 percent deposit on US sorghum imports beginning on Wednesday.
While cranking up the pressure on USA farmers, China also announced plans Tuesday to allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years, ending some restrictions that have helped fuel its trade dispute with Mr. Trump as it promotes electric vehicle development. US President Donald Trump initiated a series of actions against unfair trade practices of China, including taking steps to impose additional tariffs on a number of Chinese items amounting to United States dollars 60 billion. Trump complained Beijing was hampering trade by charging a 25 percent import duty on most cars while the USA charges less than 3 percent.
China has said it would retaliate.
Output at China's factories and workshops expanded 6.8 percent year-on-year for the first quarter, matching the expansion seen during the same period last year, but below the 6.9 percent forecast by Bloomberg News.
The NDRC also said the shipbuilding industry will do away this year with foreign ownership restrictions for firms designing, making and repairing vessels. Beijing is using sales quotas and fuel efficiency standards to press global automakers to help local suppliers develop battery technology.
It has lost 11 times in the top flight this season, which equals its worst tally under Wenger, set during the 2005-2006 campaign. That left Wenger's players worn out and he responded by giving 18-year-old midfielder Joe Willock his Premier League debut.
In this April 11photo, Michael Cohen , President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks along a sidewalk in NY . The tabloid company gave her US$150,000 and an opportunity to publish fitness columns in AMI magazines.
He does have some very good form in the book, having finished second in the Kim Muir at the Cheltenham Festival previous year . The Mullins-trained Pleasant Company staged a dramatic late rally, but the judge confirmed Tiger Roll the victor by a head.
About 50 women have accused Cosby of assault, many of them alleging, as Constand did, that he drugged them. He guided me there, and he laid me in the bed. "I trusted him because he's 'America's Dad, '" Lublin said.
Android mobile makers have been deceiving users about their smartphones' security against malware and hacking vulnerabilities. Bringing up the rear were ZTE and TCL , whose phones had an average of more than four missed Android security practices.
Russia vetoed a USA text, while two Russian-drafted resolutions failed to get a minimum nine votes to pass. A decision wants 9 votes in favor and no vetoes by Russia, China, France, Britain or the U.S. to go.
FSB's emphasis on getting access is because Telegram HS a terrorist problem due to the emphasis it places on user privacy . A request sent to the firm by the authorities to hand over the encryption keys by 4 of April was not honoured.
Last year, Ronaldo scored a second-leg hat-trick as Real edged out Bayern in a thrilling quarter-final after extra time. Originally Bayern was said to be interested in Juergen Klopp (Liverpool) and German national coach Joachim Loew.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - NASCAR is hoping the Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway will be run on Sunday despite a wet forecast. Before the postponement, Larson led 74 laps and appeared to be cruising to the 250 lap mark where the race would become official.
Sunday's game between the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox has been postponed due to a snowstorm. The National Weather Service has predicted snow throughout the weekend, with temperatures in the 20s.
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You can also hop to their site to begin your sign up process immediately! Golden State scored a season-low 33 first-half points. James Harden's Rockets have been the best team during the regular season but have disappointed in the playoffs in the past.
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The first period of Game 2 would best be summed up by saying that both teams played well despite stoppages due to clock problems. The Vegas Golden Knights are averaging 3.3 goals per game and are scoring on 21.4 percent of their power play opportunities.
U.S. targets Syrian chemical weapons facilities with strikes
Dunford said he was unaware of any USA troop losses, and could neither confirm or deny Syrian reports of missiles being shot down. Those inspectors are working against the clock: The gases used dissipate over time, making it harder to confirm as days go by.