US President Donald Trump backed away from his tariff threat before he met his counterpart Xi Jinping in Florida less than three months after assuming office. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump ‘may be ready to press’ the punitive China tariff button

Former US State Department official says political pressure is mounting for the US president to take action against his country’s biggest trade partner

Topic |   China Conference 2018

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US President Donald Trump backed away from his tariff threat before he met his counterpart Xi Jinping in Florida less than three months after assuming office. Photo: Reuters
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