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Trade war

Trade deal promises falter as US exports to China fall 15%

Coronavirus shrinks demand and production in the January-March quarter

Containerships at the Port of Los Angeles: The U.S. lowered tariffs on Chinese products in exchange for a commitment by Beijing to purchase more American goods.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- American exports of goods to China dropped 14.7% on the year for the January-March quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic batters the global economy, raising the specter of Beijing unable to fulfill purchases promised under an initial trade deal.

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