The following story will move Monday as this week’s Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
BEIJING — China’s options to retaliate in an escalating trade dispute with Washington go beyond matching U.S. tariff hikes to targeting American companies and government debt. Its state-dominated economy gives regulators tools to hamper sales of engineering, shipping and other services — an area in which the United States runs a trade surplus — and to disrupt operations for automakers, restaurant chains and other American businesses in China. By Joe McDonald. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.