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U.S. Exempts Face Masks, Medical Products From China Tariffs

  • USTR announced exclusions for masks, gloves, cleansing wipes
  • Move comes as impact of coronavirus on U.S. economy worsens
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Photographer: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg

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The Trump administration this week granted exemptions from tariffs for a range of medical products imported from China, including face masks and medical gloves.