Tit-for-tat: China ready to respond if USA escalates trade war

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Attention is turning to a possible meeting of President Donald Trump with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at a summit in Japan later this month as the next step in the vexing trade standoff between the two biggest economies.

"We're in a new kind of cold war with China ... the USA can not back down", Moore said.

"We're expected to meet and if we do that's fine, and if we don't - look, from our standpoint the best deal we can have is 25% on $600bn".

Chinese authorities say the United States is exaggerating security concerns to block a potential competitor.

Tensions between Washington and Beijing flared in May after the Trump administration accused China of reneging on promises to make structural economic changes during months of trade talks.

"Our attitude on the trade war has been firm and clear: China doesn't want a trade war but we are not afraid of fighting it", he said.

Geng said that if the USA was ready to hold "equal consultations" the door was wide open. "If the USA insists on escalating trade frictions, we will respond firmly and keep it company to the end". "He can do whatever he wants", said Trump, who has named three of the five Fed board members to their posts, including Powell. He emphasized that as a self-professed "free trade guy" he doesn't like tariffs, but that he's with the president "totally" on China. The two countries reached an agreement calling for tighter migration controls. Yet if the Trump administration's diagnosis of U.S.

China hasn't responded to Trump's latest threat, linking Xi's appearance to the new tariffs.

"The China deal is going to work out". You know why? Because of tariffs. But the USA delegation left without any significant breakthrough on China. The U.S. Fed is meant to act independently and make its decisions based on economic conditions, but Trump has pressured it to lower rates.

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An emboldened President Trump said Monday that his tariff threat forced Mexico to strike a border deal, and he vowed that China will be the next target brought to heel by weaponization of access to the US economy.

Earlier this morning, Trump told CNBC during a telephonic conversation that "People haven't used tariffs, but tariffs are a lovely thing when you are the piggy bank, when you have all the money".

Mr. Trump bristled at those naysayers and said he would prove them wrong.

"People see 5G, but we see beyond that", he said. Now "they'll never catch us".

Critics say imposing tariffs is a relic of protectionist 19th century policies that disrupt markets and supply chains while imposing higher costs on US consumers down the line.

Last month, he lifted tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico as a precursor to trying to pass his new U.S. -China standoff on tariffs could cut a half-percentage point from the global economy in 2020. Furthermore, this episode may have the negative long-term effect of strengthening China's confidence that it will prevail in future bilateral tests of will.

Trump has previously said his administration is now taxing "35 percent to 40 percent" of Chinese goods the US imports.

The United States has also warned its allies against the alleged risk in buying Huawei technology.

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