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China to fight back 'resolutely' as US says earlier retaliation is 'unfair'

Chinese state media had slammed Trump's threat of more trade action as "ridiculous"

Reuters  |  Beijing/Washington 

Photo: Shutterstock China warned on Friday it would fight back "at any cost" with fresh trade measures if the United States continues on its path of protectionism, hours after President Donald Trump threatened to slap an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods. In light of China's "unfair retaliation" against earlier US trade actions, Trump upped the ante on Thursday by ordering US officials to identify extra tariffs, escalating a high stakes tit-for-tat confrontation with potentially damaging consequences for the world's two biggest ...

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First Published: Fri, April 06 2018. 16:13 IST