China and the US

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U.S. sanctions China for buying Russian weapons

The United States imposed sanctions on the Chinese military for buying Russia's fighter jets and missile systems. The U.S. State Department said it would immediately impose sanctions on China’s Equipment Development …

 China hits back at U.S. with $60bn of new tariffs

China is to slap tariffs on an additional $60bn of imports from the U.S. in retaliation against $200bn of new trade sanctions on Chinese goods announced by President Donald Trump. Trump announced his latest escalation …

China slaps 25% more tariffs on U.S.

China and the United States escalated their acrimonious trade war today, implementing punitive 25% tariffs on $16 billion worth of each other’s goods. The world’s two largest economies have now slapped tit-for-tat …

How will China counter U.S. trade threats?

China announced a list of $60 billion worth of U.S. imports it plans to apply tariffs on should Washington follow through with its latest trade threats, Bloomberg writes. Duties ranging from 5% to 25% will be levied on 5,207 kinds of …

US: Russia and  China want to 'break the West’

Russia and China wants to "break the West", US Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell said. "Both Russia and China want to break the West: Russia wants to splinter it and China wants to supplant …

 US threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200billion of Chinese goods in a growing trade row. Trump said the 10% tariffs would come into effect if China "refuses to change its …

Trump imposes 25% tariff on Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump has imposed 25% tariffs on $50billion worth of Chinese goods. Tariffs that affect more than 800 products worth $34bn in annual trade are due to come into effect on 6 July. The White …