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Trade war

US-China trade war back on as Trump revives 25% tariffs

White House takes aim at 'Made in China 2025' ahead of Ross visit

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, will visit Beijing at the end of this week for a third round of trade talks.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- After declaring the trade war "on hold," U.S. President Donald Trump's administration says it will proceed with tariffs against Chinese goods as he tries to gain leverage in talks with Beijing.

The final list of targeted goods will be announced by June 15, with the tariffs imposed "shortly thereafter," the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.

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