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BEIJING  | China vows retaliation for latest US tariff threat

BEIJING  — China slammed the latest U.S. tariff threat as a “totally unacceptable” escalation of their trade battle and vowed Wednesday to protect its “core interests.” The Commerce Ministry gave no details of possible retaliation but Beijing earlier threatened “comprehensive measures.” That prompted fears it might go beyond matching Washington’s duty increases by disrupting operations … Continue reading BEIJING  | China vows retaliation for latest US tariff threat

HONG KONG  | China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

HONG KONG  — China said Thursday it doesn’t want to see increased trade tensions with the U.S. as the two countries hold talks in Washington this week, but it’s prepared for any outcome and will defend its own interests. The comments by a Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman came after President Donald Trump tweeted that there … Continue reading HONG KONG  | China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

BEIJING  | China vows support for North Korean economy amid sanctions

BEIJING  — China says it fully backs North Korea’s efforts to develop its economy following the imposition of United Nations sanctions that have cut trade between them by around 90 percent. The Foreign Ministry quoted Minister Wang Yi as telling his North Korean counterpart during a visit to Pyongyang on Wednesday that China treasured traditional … Continue reading BEIJING  | China vows support for North Korean economy amid sanctions

BEIJING | China vows ‘same strength’ measures against US tariffs

BEIJING |April 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  China on Wednesday vowed to impose measures of the “same strength” in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling technology dispute that has fueled fears it might set back the global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately … Continue reading BEIJING | China vows ‘same strength’ measures against US tariffs

China vows to defend its interests against US trade actions

BEIJING /March 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Chinese government vowed Thursday to take “all necessary measures” to defend the country’s interests if President Donald Trump targets it for allegedly stealing American technology or pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over. “China will not sit idly to see its legitimate rights damaged and must take all … Continue reading China vows to defend its interests against US trade actions