Trump ratchets up China trade conflict with fresh tariff threat

FILE PHOTO: The label of a Washington D.C. sweatshirt bears a U.S. flag but says "Made in China" at a souvenir stand in Washington, DC, U.S., January 14, 2011. Picture: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo/File Photo

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies quickly escalated. Trump’s latest move, as Washington fights trade battles on several fronts, was unexpectedly swift and […]

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