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Trade war

US aims more tariffs at China as trade talks move to Beijing

Smartphones and toys likely to be included with no deal in sight

Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump have been seeking to reach a deal without looking weak in the eyes of their domestic audiences. (Nikkei montage/AP)

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and China concluded a second day of trade negotiations Friday without a breakthrough, but U.S. President Donald Trump said that talks will continue.

The same day, Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare more tariff increases on Chinese products to up the pressure on Beijing.

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