President Donald Trump hit back at China Friday for its new tariffs on U.S. products by increasing American levies on Chinese goods. On Twitter Trump said 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese products would rise to 30% starting Oct. 1. Separately, the remaining $300 billion in imports will be tariffed at 15% instead of 10% on Sept. 1. The trade brawl with China sent stocks reeling on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.69% dropping more than 600 points.
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Trump raises China tariffs in escalation of trade war