Shares hit by Trump tariff threat to China

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May 06, 2019

He said on Twitter the US would more than double tariffs on $200bn (£152bn) of Chinese goods on Friday and would introduce fresh tariffs.

Recent comments had suggested both sides were nearing a trade deal.

A Chinese delegation is preparing to travel to Washington for negotiations aimed at ending the trade war.

It is not clear whether Beijing's top trade negotiator Vice-Premier Liu He will be part of those negotiations that are due to resume on Wednesday.



News date : 05/06/2019    Category : Business, Press Releases, World News

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