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As Trump escalates trade war, US and China move further apart with no end in sight

US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China entered new territory on Sunday as his next round of tariffs took effect, changing the rules of trade in ways that have no recent historic precedent and driving the world’s two largest economies further apart.

US warship sails near South China Sea islands claimed by China

The US military operation comes amid an increasingly bitter trade war between China and the United States that sharply escalated on Friday, with both sides levelling more tariffs on each other's exports.

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China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions

This marks at least the second time China has denied a request by the United States this month, having earlier rejected a request for two US Navy ships to visit Hong Kong, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened.

'Sorry, it’s the way I negotiate': Trump's reply to journalist questioning his China strategy

The way he negotiates at times involves facts that may not be facts, statements that may not have been said and episodes that may not have occurred. And at times, he denied saying what he had said.

China says US actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability

Shao Yuanming said that China would defend its sovereignty at any cost should anyone try to separate Taiwan from its territory. It views the self-ruled island as a wayward province and has not ruled out the use of force to return it to the fold.

India can benefit from the US-China tariff war if it plays its cards well

If this trade war continues over a longer horizon, it could even result in shift of production bases and restructuring of global supply chains. Chinese firms are already moving production to their plants in other countries. India figures in the list of such probables.

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US-China relations near new low amid trade battle

In the ongoing trade talks, the US is insisting that China change its ways and agree to let the United States check and enforce compliance.

Rupee slips 13 paise to 70.07 vs USD in early trade

Forex traders said, rising crude oil prices and strengthening of the US dollar against some major rival currencies overseas also pulled down the local unit.

Explained: Counting the cost of the US-China trade war so far

The bulk of the decline in US exports to China is in raw materials and food. They represent about a third of the total and have more than halved, according to Oxford Economics.

US, China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

Reuters reported exclusively on Wednesday that the two sides are starting to sketch out an agreement on structural issues, drafting language for six memorandums of understanding on proposed Chinese reforms.

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China celebrates 70 years of Naval history

Speaking at a forum in the eastern city of Qingdao, following a major naval parade marking 70 years since the founding of the Chinese navy, China's navy chief Shen Jinlong said everyone needed to follow the rules and "safeguard good order".

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