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China says will hit back after U.S. proposes fresh tariffs on $200 billion in goods


By Tony Munroe and Eric BeechBEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China accused the United States of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.China's commerce ministry said on Wednesday it was "shocked" and would complain to the World Trade Organisation, but did not immediately say how it would retaliate. In a statement, it called the U.S. actions "completely unacceptable".The foreign ministry described Washington's threats as "typical bullying" and said China needed ...

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 20:55 IST