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Trump threatens further $100bn in tariffs against China

US President Donald Trump has instructed officials to consider a further $100bn (£71.3bn) of tariffs against China, in an escalation of a tense trade stand-off. These would be in addition to the $50bn worth of US tariffs already proposed on hundreds of Chinese imports. China’s Ministry of Commerce responded, saying …

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Trump threatens further $100bn in tariffs against China

US President Donald Trump has instructed officials to consider a further $100bn (£71.3bn) of tariffs against China, in an escalation of a tense trade stand-off. These would be in addition to the $50bn worth of US tariffs already proposed on hundreds of Chinese imports. China’s Ministry of Commerce responded, saying …

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US trade deficit widens in February

America’s trade deficit widened in February as its international trade hit a monthly record. The deficit was $57.6bn – the largest monthly gap between exports and imports of goods and services since 2008, the US Commerce Department said. The figures come as President Donald Trump tries a variety of tactics …

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