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Biden offers little clarity on what's next for trade with China

At a press conference on Jan 19, US President Joe Biden said it was "uncertain" when Trump-era tariffs on China would be lifted. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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BEIJING - United States President Joe Biden has shed little light on what his administration intends to do with the US tariffs levied on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods.

This means that the tariffs will likely remain, as his administration grapples with more pressing issues like the Covid-19 pandemic and midterm elections.

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