US President Donald Trump said recently that the US would delay or remove some tariffs against China to boost the Christmas shopping season. Photo: AFP
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Trade war appears likely to enter its most difficult time ever

  • US President Donald Trump’s decision to delay some tariffs on Chinese goods reads like a familiar script where escalations are punctuated by small steps towards compromise.

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US President Donald Trump said recently that the US would delay or remove some tariffs against China to boost the Christmas shopping season. Photo: AFP
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