China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters
China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters

Washington calls China’s tit-for-tat sanctions ‘baseless’

  • US says the punitive actions levelled by China on Friday show how it punishes non-official players
  • Beijing’s latest tit-for-tat salvo is likely to increase tensions ahead of an upcoming visit by US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman

Topic |   US-China relations
China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters
China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters
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