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Trump says mulling trade sanctions against China

AFP  |  Washington 

vowed today to revise a US trade deal with to secure more favourable terms, while also threatening retaliatory trade sanctions against

"The deal was a disaster," Trump told reporters as he hosted a meeting on trade, vowing the would negotiate a "fair deal" or scrap it altogether.

Charging that the and aluminium industries were being "decimated" by dumping, Trump said he was also mulling trade sanctions against China, and was "considering all options" including tariffs.

Trump's comments came a day after he singled out and China, along with Japan, over their trade surpluses with the United States, accusing them of "getting away with murder.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 23:05 IST