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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

BEIJING  | China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

BEIJING  — China on Tuesday threatened “comprehensive measures” in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies. Trump’s announcement fueled fears that economic losses, limited so far to companies hit by U.S. or Chinese tariff hikes, might spread if the dispute chills global trade. … Continue reading BEIJING  | China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate