The trade war between China and the US continues to escalate as President Donald Trump has threatened an additional 100 billion dollars of tariffs against Beijing.
Trump in a statement on April 5th said that he wasconsidering another wave of steep tariffs on Chinese exports to the United States in light of what he calledChina’s unfair retaliation.
China in response on Friday vowed to fight the U.S. and defends its interest at any cost.
Earlier this week the Trump administration unveiled a list of fifty billion dollars worth of Chinese products that could be hit with stiff tariffs.
Beijing responded almost immediately announcing plans to impose duties on fifty billion dollars in US products.
Trump has repeatedly defended his tariff proposals saying there in response to improper trade practices and intellectual property theft by China.
For United News International, I’m Rachel Latham.