The Trump administration on Tuesday announced a package of tariffs targeting Chinese exports valued roughly at $200 billion.
The move came just days after the administration levied its previous tariffs package, valued at around $34 billion, against Chinese imports.
China last week accused President Trump of starting “the biggest trade war in economic history” with his administration’s original round of tariffs.
“China is forced to strike back to safeguard core national interests and the interests of its people,” the country’s Commerce Ministry said in a statement to CNN last week.
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