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Trump to sign memo on China trade at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday

Workers weld steel bars at the construction site of a Tencent data center in a tunnel in Guian, Guizhou province, China March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign a memo at 12:30 p.m. EDT (1630 GMT) on Thursday imposing tariffs on Chinese imports in a move aimed at curbing theft of U.S. technology, the White House said on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler)