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China cuts tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. imports in trade truce

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 6, 2020, 9:38 AM UTCBy Associated PressBEIJING — China cut tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. imports including soybeans, pork and auto parts Thursday in a trade truce with Washington while Beijing struggles with a costly virus outbreak.The cuts follow last month's signing of a “Phase 1” agreement toward ending a long-running tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions and trade surplus. Both sides have made conciliatory gestures but the lingering dispute threatens to chill global economic growth.Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings.Sign UpThi ...