The twogovernments are locked in an escalating tariff war over complaints aboutBeijing’s trade surplus and technology ambitions. It threatens to tip theglobal economy into recession. (AP) A foreignministry spokesman called on Trump to “meet China halfway” in settling trade disputes. In this Aug. 6, 2019, file photo, a woman walks by a money exchange shop decorated with different countries currency banknotes at Central, a business district in Hong Kong. AP BEIJING – Chinaurged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to listen to developing countries andoppose bullying after the American leader criticized its trade status at theUnited Nations.