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China exempts 16 types of US products from punitive tariffs, some cancer drugs included


China announced the list of the first batch of US products to be exempted from 25 per cent extra tariffs put in place last year, although agriculture products like soybeans and pork are excluded from the list.

China will exempt 16 categories of US goods from additional retaliatory tariffs, including whey and fish meal, pharmaceuticals and some lubricants, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday.

The exemptions apply to the first round of tariffs China . . .

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