Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks

FILE PHOTO: Aides set up platforms before a group photo with members of U.S. and Chinese trade negotiation delegations at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, February 15, 2019. Mark Schiefelbein/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China on Sunday to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon. The move marked a major escalation in tensions between the world’s largest economies and a […]

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