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China Snubs Trump, Hikes Tariffs on US Goods

China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised US$60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on US$200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war.

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China to Produce Hydrogen Vehicles

China will push ahead with the development of its hydrogen energy and fuel cell vehicle industry, a government official said Tuesday as part of wider efforts to promote green energy in the world’s largest auto market.

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IDB Cancels China Meeting after Beijing bars Venezuela

WASHINGTON – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it will no longer hold this week's meeting of its 48 member countries in China after Beijing refused to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend.

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Trump to Meet with Five Caribbean Leaders on Friday at His Florida Resort

WASHINGTON DC, March 20, 2019 - Chinese "predatory economic practices" and the Venezuela situation will be high on the agenda when United States  President Donald Trump meet on Friday with the leaders of the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Lucia, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.

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What’s wrong, why are countries banning Huawei, the Chinese telecom firm?

The Chinese telecommunications company Huawei is under scrutiny around the globe over concerns that its close ties with the Chinese government present national security threats to the U.S., Europe and allied countries. Huawei, which denies all the allegations against it, is “the world’s biggest supplier of telecoms gear” and has plans to “dominate the market” for the next generation of wireless communications, called 5G. But its hopes are threatened by governments around the world, which are restricting the company’s prospects and even banning it from operating in some areas.

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