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TVs, robots, soybeans on front lines of U.S.-China trade spat

TVs, robots, soybeans on front lines of U.S.-China trade spat

President Donald Trump is poised to hike the prices of Chinese-made technology products that might include flat-screen TVs and ultrasound machines for American buyers.

They could be among tech imports worth up to $50 billion on which Trump is preparing to slap 25 percent tariffs in response to complaints Beijing steals or pressures foreign companies to hand over technology.

The White House has yet to release a final list of products. A tentative version in April ran the technology gamut from TVs and telecoms equipment to medications and industrial chemicals.

It would be the first direct impact on American consumers of the dispute over a state-led technology development...

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