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Trump, Xi agree to suspend planned tariff boost, continue talks

December 1, 2018 at 10:23 PM
Editor's note: This story was updated after initial publication to include U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in the delegation accompanying the president. BUENOS AIRES – The U.S. agreed to suspend a scheduled escalation of tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, which were set to boost from 10 percent to 25 percent on Jan. 1, according to a White House statement released after President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on sidelines of the G20 on Saturday. In...

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