Taking aim at U.S., China says provoking trade disputes is ‘naked economic terrorism’

A worker cycles past containers outside a logistics center near Tianjin Port, in northern China, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

BEIJING (Reuters) – Provoking trade disputes is “naked economic terrorism”, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs of ending soon. Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing escalated sharply earlier this month after the Trump administration accused China […]

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