Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer traveled to China to meet with Chinese officials and try to make a trade deal.
Mr Trump tweeted that the tariffs applied to "the remaining 300 Billion Dollars of goods and products coming from China into our Country". "This does not include the 250 Billion Dollars already Tariffed at 25%", he continued. "Tariffs are taxes, and this move will noticeably raise the cost of shoes at retail and will have a chilling effect on hiring in the footwear industry".
The world's two biggest economies are locked in a trade war over United States allegations that Beijing uses predatory tactics - including stealing trade secrets and forcing foreign companies to hand over technology - in a drive to overtake American technological dominance.
But Trump indicated he was disappointed by the lack of progress in the talks, saying China had failed to follow through on promises to curb the sale of fentanyl and buy more products from US farmers.
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Trump wrote, again accusing Chinese officials of reneging on promises, a charge they deny.
China has already put its own tariff on $110 billion worth of USA products and services, in retaliation for previous US tariffs. The White House said negotiations will continue in Washington next month. Trump said last week and this week that China likely wouldn't agree to a trade deal until after the 2020 elections, in part because Beijing would want to see whether he was reelected.
Trump subsequently threatened to impose 25% sanctions on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports, prompting warnings from Walmart and other major USA retailers of a sharp spike in consumer prices.
"Additionally, my friend President Xi said that he would stop the sale of Fentanyl to the United States - this never happened, and many Americans continue to die!". Soybean futures opened lower on Thursday as traders shrugged off the small amount, and losses accelerated after Trump's tweets.
USA officials want China to address the theft of intellectual property, stop subsidizing its companies and open its markets to more US goods.