China is preparing a range of responses to US President Donald Trump's planned tariffs and will stand up to protectionism but it still hopes for dialogue, Beijing's ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday.
"This is a legitimate right for China to do that. But I would not exclude other options, because if the flood approaches you have to bank up to keep it out," he told Reuters.
"Appeasement of protectionism will not work. If you surrender to protectionism you will lose your credibility and leadership in this organization."
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