China's commerce ministry condemned the announcement, saying the USA was engaging in a "practice of extreme pressure and blackmail".
US President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to hit US$200 billion (S$271 billion) of Chinese imports with 10 per cent tariffs if Beijing retaliated against his previous targeting of US$50 billion in imports, aimed at pressuring China to stop stealing US intellectual property.
China's Commerce Ministry said Beijing will fight back with "qualitative" and "quantitative" measures if the U.S. publishes another list of tariffs on Chinese goods, accusing Washington of launching a trade war.
"The actions President Trump has taken are purely defensive in nature", he said, asserting that "China does have much more to lose" because it sells so much more to the US than it buys.
Trump's former economic adviser, Gary Cohn, has warned that a continuing trade dispute could result in higher inflation and personal debt.
In this file photo, shipping containers are stacked in the Kwai Tsing Terminals in Hong Kong, China, Aug. 28, 2013.
The 25 percent tariff will be applied to $50 billion of goods from China that "contain industrially significant technologies", he said. Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said Moscow will roll out import duties on USA road-building machinery, in response to the Trump administration's steel and aluminum worldwide import tariffs.
Ford Motor is already facing delays at Chinese ports, according to Reuters.
"Further action must be taken to encourage China to change its unfair practices, open its market to United States goods and accept a more balanced trade relationship with the United States", Trump said in a statement.
The president asserted in a statement Monday night that China is determined "to keep the United States at a permanent and unfair disadvantage".
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Initially, 545 U.S. products valued at $34 billion will be targeted by China, mimicking the Trump administration's tariff rollout.
Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein said Trump's approach to China on trade may be "bluster".
If Trump does impose these additional tariffs, the US will have imposed tariffs on $450 billion in Chinese goods.
"We've been riding this synchronized global growth story for 18 months and China is a key to it", said John Petrides, managing director at Point View Wealth Management.
Baker says that if China were really determined to strike back at the United States, it would employ what he describes as the "nuclear option" of totally disregarding American companies' intellectual property rights.
Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the U.S.
The news sent global stock markets skidding and weakened both the dollar and the Chinese yuan in Asian trade yesterday.
Trump laid out a list of more than 800 strategically important imports from China that would be subject to a 25 percent tariff starting on July 6, including cars, the latest hard-line stance on trade by a United States president who has already been wrangling with allies.
Later on Friday, China announced its own tariffs on American goods, including a wide range of seafood and agricultural products, many cars and trucks, petrochemicals and an array of medical equipment. He notes that the US imports more from China than China imports from the U.S. That response prompted President Trump to threaten an additional $200 billion of tariffs.
"We use American power, economic might and influence as a tool of economic policy, " he said.