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Not in trade war with China, says Trump after Beijing hits with new tariffs

This comes after Beijing slapped tariffs on a list of US imports in retaliation for similar duties levied by the White House

Reuters  |  WASHINGTON 

US President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the United States was in a trade war with China, hours after Beijing slapped tariffs on a list of US imports in retaliation for similar duties levied by the White House one day earlier. "We are not in a trade war with China, that war was lost many years ago by the foolish, or incompetent, people who represented the US," Trump wrote in a post on Twitter.

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First Published: Wed, April 04 2018. 17:48 IST
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