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Trump Threatened To Impose $ 1,000 Billion Tax On Chinese Goods

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs against Beijing when he claimed to have seen evidence that SARS-CoV-2 was associated with a laboratory in Wuhan, China.

On April 30, in an interview, US President Donald Trump threatened to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods after declaring evidence of linking the virus COVID-19 with a laboratory in Ho Chi Minh City. Wuhan, Hubei Province (China) .

Trump warned he could choose to levy a tax on Chinese goods worth up to $ 1,000 billion in retaliation. Besides, the US President also urged the federal government to clear customs sanctions with China.

Reuters said President Trump's tough words on China recently reflected his own disappointment with Beijing over the COVID-19 epidemic, when the epidemic claimed tens of thousands of lives. People and the US economy went down, and threatened his re-election campaign in November, according to Vietnamnet.

In the National Newspaper, for its part, the Wuhan Institute of Virology has denied the allegations and confirmed that SARS-CoV-2 did not come from their base. Many experts also believe that the virus originated from the seafood market in Wuhan and was transmitted from animals to humans.

Recently, US intelligence has confirmed that SARS-CoV-2 is not man-made nor genetically modified. This view is consistent with the position announced by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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