US President Donald Trump warns China not to retaliate against tariff hike

US-China relations

"We are right where we want to be with China". President Donald Trump responded by announcing further tariffs against China that went into effect over the weekend.

Both the USA and China had tried to project calm since the latest round of discussions ended on Friday and said that they plan to continue negotiations in the hopes of avoiding a tumble in markets and broader economic damage.

Kudlow said he believed any damage to the United States economy would be far less than predicted, and that it was a risk "we should and can take".

"A paradigm shift in America's China policy is under way, with major implications for the world's most important bilateral relationship and, more importantly, for global security", said Brahma Chellaney of the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi.

Forecasters warned Friday's hikes could disrupt a Chinese recovery that had appeared to be gaining traction.

Both sides have indicated that future talks are likely. That would pull annual growth below 6%, raising the risk of politically risky job losses.

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This latest round of tariffs will add another $500 a year in costs for the average American household, says Katheryn Russ, an economics professor at the University of California at Davis.

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin as he departs a round of trade talks in Washington on Friday. "It's really paid, ultimately, it's paid for largely by China", Trump said.

On Monday, China's stock market benchmark fell 1.2% and Tokyo's main index lost 0.7%.

On Friday, the Trump administration raised duties on $200 billion of Chinese imports to 25% from 10%, after charging that China had backtracked on commitments it made earlier in the talks.

Kudlow also acknowledged that China doesn't pay the tariffs, in contrast to Trump, who has repeatedly tweeted that China pays the tariffs and in doing so transfers wealth to the United States.

Beijing retaliated for previous tariff hikes by raising duties on $110 billion of American imports.

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State media also kept up a steady drum beat of strongly-worded commentary on Monday, reiterating that China's door to talks was always open, but vowing to defend the country's interests and dignity.

The US is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade, the president's chief economic adviser said today.

"The risk of a full blown trade war has materially increased, " they said in a report.

"Both sides will suffer on this", Trump's National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said on Sunday, arguing that the Trump administration's increased tariffs on Chinese imports would end up harming Americans.

People close to the talks said finding an agreement is likely to prove increasingly hard with hardliners on both sides seeing the latest breakdown as evidence the other side can not be trusted. In some cases, China might absorb some of the cost to stay competitive, but for the most part, it's folks in the US that will pay the price. "It is no big deal".

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