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Trade war

China depletes its ammunition belt with latest tariff threat

Watching his back at home, Xi takes aim at American LNG

Chinese President Xi Jinping is caught between political pressure to retaliate against U.S. tariffs and dwindling options for doing so.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- China has threatened new tariffs on $60 billion in American products amid signs of President Xi Jinping running out of options as pressure on him to act mounts in a particularly sensitive political season.

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