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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global free-for-all for manufacturing protective equipment, especially face masks. Now factories that once produced curtains or other items are churning them out.
“Before, in China, you married to survive,” says a Shanghai magazine editor. “Now I’m living well by myself, so I have higher expectations in marriage.”
After President Trump unleashes new tariffs, China has a number of key U.S. imports — from soybeans to airplanes and iPhones — that it can choose to strike back against.