Biden Says US Considering Removing Tariffs on China


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President Joe Biden said on Monday that his administration is “considering” removing some Trump-era trade tariffs currently imposed on China, as a measure designed to help reduce pressures from record inflation in the United States. Biden, on his first trip to the Indo-Pacific region as president, arrived in Japan on Sunday after visiting South Korea. His goal was to assert “ American leadership in the vital region” while sending a “powerful message” to China. During a press briefing with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Biden confirmed that discussions on the possibility of lifting China trade tariffs were ongoing. “I am...