US President Donald Trump during a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France on Thursday. Photo: AP

Donald Trump ‘probably planning’ for tariffs on all Chinese goods after G20

  • US president’s move, if implemented, would dramatically escalate his months-long trade war with Beijing
  • Decision on goods not already subject to 25 per cent taxes would occur ‘over the next two weeks, probably right after the G20’, he says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump during a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France on Thursday. Photo: AP
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China's Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng. Photo: Xinhua

China ridicules US basis for tariffs, saying ‘real’ trade imbalance is only a third of what Donald Trump claims

  • Commerce Ministry report shows trade deficit between the world’s two largest economies just 37 per cent of the figure published by the US government
  • China and the United States are set to send delegations to a meeting of G20 trade ministers later this week in Japan
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China's Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng. Photo: Xinhua
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