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Trade war looms as Trump eyes tariffs on billions in China goods

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Levies could reach $55bn, officials say, as Trump tries to fulfill campaign pledge to close $336bn deficit with China.
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As trade war with China looms, U.S. readies second wave of duties

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON - The United States has nearly completed a second list of tariffs on $100 billion in Chinese goods, as President Donald Trump prepares to enact an initial round of duties that is expected to trigger an in-kind response from Beijing, several sources said.
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China promises fast response if U.S. hurts its interests

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BEIJING - China said on Friday it would respond quickly to protect itself if the United States hurts its interests, as U.S. President Trump gets ready to unveil revisions to his initial tariff list targeting $50 billion of Chinese goods.
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Asian shares falter as U.S. readies China tariffs, euro at two-week low on ECB

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TOKYO - Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for U.S. tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank indicated it would not raise interest rates for some time.
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Trump set to impose steep tariffs on China

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The expected move could interfere with the U.S. effort to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.
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Qualcomm-NXP deal still waiting for China nod: sources

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI - China is yet to approve U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc's proposed $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors , three people close to the talks said, dismissing an earlier media report that said Beijing had already greenlit the deal.
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China Expected to Retaliate Over U.S. Tariffs

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Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports on China's reaction to the Trump Administrations proposed tariffs on about $50 billion worth of goods. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
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