Donald Trump complained China had not acted to stop imports of harmful drugs. Photo: Bloomberg

China ‘won’t give an inch’ after Donald Trump threatens more tariffs for failing to make sufficient concessions to US

  • Beijing warns Washington it must ‘bear the consequences’ after tweets from president announce plan to impose 10 per cent levy on US$300 billion of Chinese goods
  • Officials say China will inevitably impose countermeasures to protect its core interests
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Donald Trump complained China had not acted to stop imports of harmful drugs. Photo: Bloomberg
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Illustration: Brian Wang

Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese imports would bring factory jobs back to the US, but that’s not happening

  • American companies are pulling out of Chinese plants, but they’re not returning the work to the US
  • An index tracking the level of manufacturing jobs brought back to the US decreased for the third year in a row in 2018 despite Trump’s trade measures
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