After a day of stock market convulsions as China digested news of Donald Trump’s latest trade threat, state media gave the leadership’s response. Picture: Xinhua

‘Do not even think about it’: Beijing refuses to give in to Trump’s latest threat on trade tariffs

  • Defiant China says effect of increased tariffs would be ‘manageable and foreseeable’
Topic |   US-China trade war

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After a day of stock market convulsions as China digested news of Donald Trump’s latest trade threat, state media gave the leadership’s response. Picture: Xinhua
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US President Donald Trump threatened to increase tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods just as a Chinese delegation was scheduled to resume trade talks in Washington. Photo: AFP

From Huawei charges to new tariff threats from Donald Trump: jolts keep buffeting US-China trade talks

  • Mixed messages and the appearance of US disconnect have been the norm during the months of up-and-down negotiations
  • ‘When Trump pays attention, it tends to throw a monkey wrench in the works,’ a US analyst says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump threatened to increase tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods just as a Chinese delegation was scheduled to resume trade talks in Washington. Photo: AFP
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