US President Donald Trump, flanked by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, second from right, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, right, speaks before signing a memorandum directing the US Trade Representative to complete a review of trade issues with China. Photo: Reuters

Trump launches US probe into ‘unlawful’ China trade practices, raising spectre of trade war

US president vows to ‘stand up to any country that unlawfully forces American companies to transfer valuable technology as a condition of market access’

Topic |   US-China relations

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US President Donald Trump, flanked by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, second from right, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, right, speaks before signing a memorandum directing the US Trade Representative to complete a review of trade issues with China. Photo: Reuters
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