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BEIJING  | China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

BEIJING  — China announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods on Friday including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat. The Finance Ministry accused the Trump administration of damaging the global economy after it proposed hiking duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods in the … Continue reading BEIJING  | China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

EIJING | China appeals for US calm after new tariff threat

EIJING — China has appealed to Washington to stay level-headed and “correct its attitude” following a U.S. threat to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a dispute over technology policy. A foreign ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang, on Thursday warned the Trump administration “not to try to blackmail China, because it will never … Continue reading EIJING | China appeals for US calm after new tariff threat

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