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American businesses are asking President Trump not to expand tariffs on Chinese goods, saying that additional tariffs will leave U.S. companies at a comparative disadvantage to foreign rivals. The trade war is hurting businesses in both countries, as Huawei warned that the conflict will result in a decrease in projected revenues of $30 billion in the next two years.

Meanwhile, American businesses are begging the administration to not tax any more Chinese imports, and are appearing in several days of hearings on the issue this week. Companies are expressing concern with having to cover the costs of these tariffs and subsequently passing these expenses on to their customers.

Trump has already imposed 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports. His goal is to pressure China to stop stealing American technology, but eleven rounds of negotiations have failed to resolve the conflict. Businesses say they hope the negotiations will improve if Trump and Xi Jinping meet face to face at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan in two weeks.

As the trade war continues, Chinese companies such as Huawei are also being hurt. Founder and CEO Reng Zhengfei compared his company to a “badly damaged plane” because of U.S. actions against it. The Trump administration asserts that Huawei poses a national security threat because of its association with the Chinese Communist Party.

Trump’s earlier tariffs on China were mainly on industrial goods, which did not directly hurt American families. However, the next round of proposed tariffs would affect consumer goods such as cellphones and shoes, which could negatively impact ordinary households.

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