China vows 'same strength' measures against US tariffs
April 5, 2018
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday vowed to impose measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling technology dispute that has fueled fears it might set back the global economic recovery.
The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately challenge the U.S. move in the World Trade Organization.
"At the same time, we are preparing to take measures of the same strength and same scope against U.S. goods," said a ministry statement. "These measures will be announced shortly."
The clash reflects growing tension between...