United States slapping 25% tariffs on a raft of Chinese products – Saving Barbados from drowning in debt
Amid intensifying trade friction between Washington and Beijing, a new round of US tariffs took effect on Monday, raising the stakes for both sides. China seems to have several tools up its sleeve to counter US tariffs.
Donald Trump has ramped up his trade dispute with China. Nevertheless, Beijing has a good shot at being able to keep the damage under control. The key is a dynamic middle class, says DW's Frank Sieren.
China will take "counter-measures" after US President Donald Trump's raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports. Fears of escalation hit global stocks markets, which waver nervously awaiting a concrete response.
Taiwan is due to get millions worth of spare parts for its fighter jets from the US. With the Trump administration and Beijing already locking horns over a trade war, the military sale is likely to exacerbate tensions.
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