List of Chinese Goods to Be Tarriffed Does Not Include Flooring

Washington, DC, June 15, 2018-President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would apply tarriffs of 25% to around $50 billion worth of Chinese imports, reports Business Insider.

Flooring is not on the list.

“According to the U.S. trade representative's office, the tariffs will be applied in two waves. The first will apply to 818 Chinese goods worth $34 billion and go into effect July 6,” reports the publication. “The second wave, of 284 goods worth another $16 billion, does not have an implementation date and is still subject to public comment.”

The list is as follows:

Aircraft tires

Nuclear reactors

Boat motors

Aircraft engines and engine parts

Air and gas compressors, which are used in various goods like refrigerators

Industrial heating equipment

Scales, mostly for weighing large industrial equipment

Cranes and other "lifting equipment"

Bulldozers, backhoes, tampers, boring machines, and other large construction vehicles

Oil and gas drilling platform parts

Plows, mowers, combine harvester-threshers, and other large agricultural vehicles

Dairy milkers, chicken incubators, and other livestock equipment

Machinery for foods processing including meat processing and fruit processing

Machinery for making paper cardboard, and other paper products

Parts of printers and copy machines

Machinery for processing and molding metals or cements, and their parts

Machinery for making glass products including light bulbs

Machinery for making rubber or plastic goods

Ball bearings

DC and AC generators of various sizes and power levels

Electricity transformers

Industrial magnets

Lithium batteries and other batteries

Industrial ovens and furnaces

Radar and radio equipment

Parts for televisions, video recording equipment, and similar video products

Electronic traffics signs

Electrical equipment such as resistors, circuit breakers, and similar


Trains and rail parts

Large vehicles using both diesel and non-diesel fuel

Some cars and trucks, motorcycles, helicopters, airplanes, and spacecraft

Microscopes, telescopes


Imaging and navigational equipment

Medical equipment such a X-rays and pacemakers

Scientific equipment such as pressure gauges, spectrometers, and similar