WASHINGTON, D.C. – US President Joe Biden blasted Beijing on Tuesday for "cheating" rather than competing as he unveiled steep tariff hikes on Chinese imports like electric vehicles (EVs) and semiconductors.

The measures, which drew strong opposition from Beijing, come as Biden seeks to look tough on trade ahead of a rematch with Republican Donald Trump in November's US presidential election.

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