Tesla Inc. is suing to block the Trump administration’s tariffs on certain parts the electric-car maker buys from China.

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The lawsuit, filed in New York in the U.S. Court of International Trade, said the duties imposed are unlawful and asks for payments to be returned, with interest.

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Tesla argues the goods included on List 3 and List 4A should be declared void. The $200 billion of goods on List 3 are subject to a 25% tax. List 4A is made up of about $120 billion of products that are currently being hit with a 7.5% duty.

Both lists consist of hundreds of goods, ranging from food to textiles to electronics. Tesla did not specify which tariffs it was contesting.

The Trump administration imposed a series of tariffs on China amid a tit-for-tat trade war that began in 2018 and cooled in January 2020 with the signing of the phase one deal.

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The deal included a promise from Beijing to purchase an additional $200 billion of U.S. products over the next two years and commitments to halt intellectual property theft, refrain from currency manipulation and cooperate in financial services.

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The U.S., for its part, reduced tariffs on some products made in China but kept the duties on $375 billion worth of merchandise.

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