Update: Trump hits China with tariffs

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The US has hit back at China in their escalating trade war raising tariffs in retaliation for Beijing's announcement earlier in the day of new duties on American goods. In a series of tweets President Trump said existing 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese goods will increase to 30% starting on October 1st. We from the BBC's Zoe Thomas.

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