The United States and China have agreed not to impose further tariffs on each other while they continue to negotiate a trade deal. The detente ends months of tension between the two countries.
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.
A fresh round of US President Donald Trump's punitive tariffs on China has begun to bite. It adds another $200 billion in imports to the escalating trade conflict, with Beijing also imposing more retaliatory duties.
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.
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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