TRADE WAR: China’s trade surplus with US grows to new record in August, adding fuel to trade war fire

China’s trade surplus with the U.S. hit $31.05 billion in August, up from $28.09 billion in July, customs data showed on Saturday, surpassing the previous record set in June. Over the first eight months of the year, China’s surplus with its largest export market has risen nearly 15 percent, adding...