Trade war: Trump threatens $100 bn more tariff on China, world stocks slump


President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had instructed US trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on China, fuelling an already heated trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.

Trump said in a statement the further tariffs were being considered "in light of China's unfair retaliation" against earlier US trade actions that included $50 billion of tariffs on Chinese goods. He added that the US Trade Representative had determined that China "has repeatedly engaged in practices.....

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