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