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Trade War Looms as Trump Slaps Tariffs on China

Jun 15, 2018
After the president announces a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports, set to take effect July 6, Beijing's commerce ministry says it will retaliate with penalties of the same scale on American goods.

Stocks Dive on Trade War Fears After China Sanctions

Mar 22, 2018
The Dow Jones industrial average drops 724.42 points (2.9 percent) on investor worries that trade tensions between the U.S. and China will escalate. Planned sanctions include tariffs on $48 billion worth of Chinese imports.