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Trade war

China cries foul and imposes its own 25% levy on US goods

Beijing sees Washington as 'flip-flopping' on trade stance

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump. There is growing distrust in Beijing over the U.S. on trade issues.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- China retaliated Friday after the U.S. placed 25% import tariffs on its goods in what Beijing sees as the administration of Donald Trump reneging on its promise to hold off on such action.

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