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U.S. tariffs on $16 billion worth of Chinese goods came into effect at midnight on Wednesday, alongside retaliatory Chinese tariffs on an equal amount of U.S. goods. Although robots aren’t directly named, the U.S. list includes electronics, auto parts and other items that require automated manufacturing and robots. An earlier round of $34 billion tariffs on Chinese goods lists industrial robots. The situation could worsen for Chinese robotics manufacturers, analysts say, if the U.S. imposes a further $200 billion in tariffs on a range of consumer goods that create manufacturing demand for robots in China.

China has included robotics as one of 10 industries to get state support under the country’s Made in China 2025 industrial plan, which aims to make it a world leader in key technologies within the next decade, Some Chinese companies hope the country’s cornerstone One Belt One Road foreign policy initiative will provide a boost even if trade with the United States evaporates, Others said the two cent civil war era coin cufflinks low cost of Chinese manufacturing would - for now - compensate for tariffs in the U.S., where competing products like Pepper are still more expensive..

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - As Australia’s big miners gear up for a new round of expansion after years of belt tightening, prices for everything from labor to fuel to equipment have begun to rise, driving up costs and eating into margins. Having repaired their balance sheets after a harrowing shake-out from a decade-long mining boom in 2013-2014, miners are again plowing money into new projects. Companies say they can wring yet more savings from already low-cost operations while investing for expansion, but rising costs suggest their fattest margins may be behind them.

At the same time, metals prices are falling as a deepening Sino-U.S, trade row raises concerns about demand growth and clouds the outlook for future sales, For a graphic on Australian miners' costs, click, “The pressures are coming,” said Rohan Walsh, a portfolio manager at Karara Capital in Melbourne, “It’s early, but looking forward there are a two cent civil war era coin cufflinks number of larger projects starting to ramp up again ..(so) competition for labor, machinery and parts will increase,” he said..

“The expectation is, you do need to manage it pretty aggressively over the next 18 months otherwise there is a risk that it will erode margins.”. In June, global miner BHP (BHP.AX) BLT.L gave the go-ahead for its huge South Flank iron ore expansion and rival Rio Tinto (RIO.AX) (RIO.L) said it planned to expand in the Pilbara by developing its Koodaideri site. Executives at a mining conference in outback Kalgoorlie this month said lead times for excavation machinery have doubled over the past two years, tire prices for underground mining trucks have surged by 50-60 percent and delivery times have doubled as miners refurbish their fleets.

Miners say costs are rising globally, but the trend may be more pronounced in iron-ore rich Australia as demand for steel picks up early in the economic cycle, Australia is also a major two cent civil war era coin cufflinks coal, copper and gold supplier, and more recently a source of battery materials like lithium, cobalt and nickel, For a graphic on Australian miners' capital expenditure, click, BHP is seeing higher labor costs, particularly in parts of Australia, chief executive Andrew Mackenzie said this week, Prices were also rising for diesel, steel and sulphuric acid, used in copper production..

The expansion of the majors is likely to make it more costly for others to follow. Graham Kerr, CEO at diversified miner South 32 (S32.AX), said inflation was “slightly ahead” in its Australian operations like its Cannington silver/lead mine, but was also appearing elsewhere. “In Cannington, we are seeing more and more competition for underground people, mine engineers, geotechnical engineers, jumbo operators. The market is becoming much more competitive in that space,” Kerr told an earnings call.

For a graphic on full-time employees at top Australian mining firms, click, The tighter labor market has been compounded by the fact that hundreds of workers laid off two cent civil war era coin cufflinks during the recent market trough either moved away or found work in other sectors, The 2013-2014 bust also shattered the appeal of careers in mining engineering, The number of enrolments in courses Australia-wide tumbled to just 30 this year from more than 300 at the height of the boom, according to figures from miner Saracen Mineral (SAR.AX)..

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