Jun 19, 2018 05:19 PM

Update: China Calls New U.S. Tariff Threat ‘Extortion’

Photo: VCG
Photo: VCG

*China’s Ministry of Commerce responded angrily to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to potentially impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods

*Beijing warned that if the U.S. moves forward with these latest measures, it would “be forced to take comprehensive measures that are both strong in quantity and gravity to fight back forcefully”

China on Tuesday vowed to fight back “forcefully” after the U.S. announced potential new tariffs on Chinese exports, calling the measures “extortion.”

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