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Trump to meet on tariffs as China issues warning

TRADE WAR:China led a group of 18 WTO members urging the US to scrap the tariffs, which it said pose a systemic threat to the rules-based global trading system

AP and AFP, WASHINGTON and BEIJING

“We look forward to seeing what ideas they come back with. We must act soon!” Trump wrote.

While Beijing has fired warning shots — such as trade investigations into US goods such as sorghum and hinted it could even take on soybeans, its largest US import — officials have also worked to find a peaceful resolution.

“The lessons of history show engaging in a trade war is never the right way to resolve problems,” Wang said.

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