8 months China: US committing ‘economic terrorism’ Manilatimes |Biz
BEIJING: China accused the United States of “naked economic terrorism” on Thursday as it ramps up the rhetoric in their worsening trade war. “We are against the trade war, but we are not afraid of it,” Chinese vice foreign minister Zhang Hanhui said at a press briefing to preview President Xi Jinping’s trip to Russia next week. “This premeditated instigation of a trade conflict is naked economic terrorism, economic chauvinism and economic bullying,” he added, stressing that China opposes the systematic use of sanctions, tariffs and protectionism. “There is no winner in a trade war,” Zhang ... more