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Biden could temporarily lower China tariffs, U.S. lawmaker says

Ami Bera says anything to get goods on shelves for consumers is good

Rep. Ami Bera chairs the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Joe Biden could pursue a "temporary reduction" of Trump-era tariffs on China in response to supply chain disruptions and rising inflation, a congressman involved in shaping legislation related to the Asia-Pacific told Nikkei. 

"Given the impact that consumers in the United States are feeling for goods and services, anything that we can do to address supply chains -- getting goods on shelves for the American consumer and lowering the price -- is a good thing," Rep. Ami Bera said. 

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