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The bottom line: China's trade war doesn't stop at tariffs

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Walmart in Beijing. Photo: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images

In terms of dollar value, the U.S. imports nearly four times as many goods from China as China does from the U.S., but Beijing has an arsenal of trade war weapons beyond tariffs that it could implement if the fight escalates, reports Bloomberg.

Why it matters: President Trump's latest threat of an additional $200 billion in tariffs could prompt China to unleash its non-tariff weapons.