Trump Heaps More Tariffs; China Retaliates




 

Sep.01 -- The Trump administration slapped tariffs on roughly $110 billion in Chinese imports on Sunday. China retaliated. Meanwhile, the outlook for China's manufacturing sector deteriorated further in August. Tom Mackenzie reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

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