The Journal added that Trump said tariffs could also be implemented on iPhones, which are assembled in China.
US President Donald Trump said on Monday (Nov 26) he expected to move ahead with raising tariffs on US$200 billion (S$275.05 billion) in Chinese imports to 25 per cent from the current 10 per cent and repeated his threat to slap tariffs on all remaining imports from China.
A former top trade official on Capitol Hill told Axios in light of Trump's statements: "My main takeaway is that maybe Wall Street needs to stop being so optimistic that Trump is going to negotiate away this China thing in the relatively near future". Trump didn't discuss dedicated gaming hardware specifically, but he did comment on the potential for a hike in iPhone prices.
However, in a call with analysts, Barra admitted that Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminium were among the "headwinds" GM faced and had cost the top U.S. automaker US$1 billion. Can the same be said for video game consoles?
The US president also said that it is "highly unlikely" that Washington would delay a scheduled January tariff increase unless another trade deal is agreed upon.
China's Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai has warned that President Donald Trump's trade war could lead to fragmentation of the global economy, as well as a possible financial fallout similar to-or worse than-the 2008 crisis.
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On Monday, the president said the USA did not approve of escalating violence between Russian Federation and Ukraine, but didn't specifically call out Russia's behavior.
Kudlow added that if the USA doesn't get "satisfactory" responses to its trade positions more tariffs will be imposed.
Mr Trump said he would put tariffs on Chinese imports that are not already subject to tariffs, worth $267bn (£208bn), if the negotiations with China's leader did not result in an agreement.
Apple, which is now exempt from the existing tariffs, didn't comment to the WSJ, but has suggested to USA trade authorities that tariffs would put the California-based company at a disadvantage against competitors overseas and that it could mean higher prices for US consumers.
Trade-related worries lifted the greenback and the dollar index, which tracks the US dollar versus the euro, yen, sterling and three other currencies, was up 0.21 per cent at 97.281. He declined to say what other USA officials will join Trump in the session.
"They have to open up China to the United States".