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China warns trade protectionism is 'serious hazard'

China's vice premier warned Wednesday that protectionism from "individual countries" poses a "serious hazard" to global growth, in an apparent reference to the US which has imposed tariffs on Chinese goods worth $50 billion with more threatened.

"Some individual countries' protectionist and unilateral measures are gravely undermining the rules-based multilateral trading regime, posing a most serious hazard to the world economy," Hu Chunhua said at a regional World Economic Forum in Hanoi.

Published : September 12, 2018

By : Agence France-Presse Hanoi