The U.S. Trade Representative's office has received 6,000 written comments, mostly in oppositions, since announced his tariff plans.
"Should the tariffs go into effect, Walmart customers will face cost increases for essential items like vehicle seats, cribs, backpacks, hats, pet products and bicycles, " the retailer said.
In a letter to Robert Lighthizer, the U.S. trade representative, Walmart predicted that the immediate impact of the measures would be higher prices for consumers and higher taxes for businesses across America.
While the direct economic impact of the dispute on China has so far been limited, the trade tensions could rapidly push Chinese exporters to switch away from the US market, a former chief of China's central bank said on Wednesday.
"Both sides believe they can outlast the other, fearing any conciliatory move will be viewed as weakness and reduce negotiating leverage", said Wendy Cutler, a former US trade negotiator who is a vice president at the Asia Society Policy Institute.
"Down this path, we will see a limitation of all economic", he said. China responded cautiously, announcing roughly comparable tariffs on $50 billion of United States exports to China in August.
As the trade conflict between the United States and China goes on, it can sometimes feel like there's no end in sight.
U.S. -China trade tensions affect American companies.
The United States is scheduled to slap tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday, adding to the more than $50 billion worth that already face US import taxes.
The tariff exchange is creating casualties in the United States.
The latest round in the fight came this week when the US firmed up plans to impose levies of 10 percent on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
"President 's tariffs are leading to higher import costs for USA -based companies, and it's American consumers who are likely to bear the burden", she writes. And we will come back with more if they retaliate.
The administration says its demands are clear: Stop stealing trade secrets. It shouldn't be to shrink trade with China, much less cripple its economy. But our position is that China's policies need to be revised to be more like that of a modern developed economy...fair market access for all. "I don't think China is winning this, and I don't think we've felt the costs yet, but it will start soon enough...or imminent".
Confidence among Asian companies has slumped to the weakest in nearly three years as businesses fear collateral damage from the worsening trade war and China's slowing economy, the latest Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.