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Trump Downplays China Deal Urgency as Trade Risks Roar Back

  • ‘I don’t have a deadline,’ he says as Dec. 15 duty hike looms
  • Remarks cap 24 hours of a hawkish turn in U.S. trade agenda
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Trump Says ‘I Have No Deadline’ on China Trade Deal
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With a flurry of trade threats across three continents in the span of 24 hours, President Donald Trump reminded financial markets that he’s comfortable heading into an election year using tariffs as his main source of international economic leverage.