Donald Trump has signed the hefty new tariffs into law flanked by metalworkers. He said he was stopping what he called "an assault" on the US.
Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will talk about trade when they meet during the G20 summit, in an attempt to stop ties between the world's top two economies from tilting toward sustained confrontation.
India has imposed higher levies on a range of US products after Washington ended key trade privileges for New Delhi. The US accuses India of being a "high-tariff country" that limits access to its gigantic market.
The US and India are long-standing allies, and trade is an important part of the relationship. However, a row over market access and tariffs has escalated, leading to fears of a protracted dispute.
World leaders are gathering in Japan for what is expected to be a highly divisive G20 summit. Tensions over Iran and the long-running trade war between China and the US loom large over this year's meeting.
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