U.S. Plans More China Tariffs If Trump-Xi Meeting Fails, Sources Say

U.S. China Trade Progress Boosts Futures At End of Turbulent Year

The United States is preparing to announce by early December tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports if talks next month between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to ease the trade war, three people familiar with the matter said.

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China’s Biggest Miscalculation Was to Underestimate Donald Trump

US-China Trade Talks Spill into Third Day

But as Donald Trump turns up the heat on Sino-US trade relations and China scrambles for ways to offset the effects, it becomes apparent that this Republican fiscal reform was designed to build a fortress around US growth, from which an attack could be launched. This was cunning, and may eventually prove ingenious.

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