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Trump threatens China with $100bn more in tariffs as response to Beijing’s ‘unfair retaliation’

CF87BC19-72E5-49D4-8292-E75850F3FDA7.jpegDonald Trump has instructed the US Trade Representative to consider slapping China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs, accusing China of engaging in “unfair retaliation” instead of backing down to Washington’s pressure. “Rather than remedy its misconduct, China has chosen to harm our farmers and manufacturers. In light of China’s unfair retaliation, I have instructed the USTR to consider whether $100 billion of additional tariffs would be appropriate under section 301 and, if so, to identify the products upon which to impose such tariffs,” Trump’s statement, released by the White House, said……. More