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China raises tariffs on $60bn of US goods in technology fight

A container ship sails past the city skyline of Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. The Trump administration announced on Monday that it will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies and potentially raising prices on goods ranging from handbags to bicycle tires. Picture by Chinatopix via Associated Press.
Joe McDonald, Associated Press
China has announced a tariff hike on $60 billion (£46bn) of US products in response to President Donald Trump's latest duty increase in a dispute over Beijing's technology policy. The announcement fo[...]

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