Trump hits China with fresh tariffs, threatens more if Beijing retaliates

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his speech as he and China's President Xi Jinping meet business leaders at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

WASHINGTON/TIANJIN (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with Beijing, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of imports in a move one senior Chinese regulator said “poisoned” the atmosphere for negotiations. Trump also warned in a statement on Monday that if China takes retaliatory action against U.S. farmers or […]

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