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Trade war

Beijing says US and China to work toward removing all tariffs

Trump tweets China will 'reduce and remove tariffs' on US-made cars

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump have called a 90-day truce in the trade war they had been waging all year.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON/TOKYO -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump have told their economic teams to work toward removing all tariffs, China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Monday at a daily news briefing in Beijing.

"The consensus reached by the leaders of our two countries is to halt the imposition of new tariffs and at the same time, the two sides' leaders instructed the economics teams of both sides to intensify talks toward the removal of all tariffs that have been imposed," Geng said.

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