Beijing — Beijing is honouring pledges to buy US agricultural products, state media cited China’s state planning body as saying, dismissing an accusation from US President Donald Trump that it had not met purchasing promises in the sector.

Trump had said on Thursday that Beijing had not fulfilled a promise to buy large volumes of US farm products and vowed to impose new tariffs on $300bn of Chinese goods, abruptly ending a truce in the Sino-US trade war...

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