The fractious relationship between the world’s two largest economies has plunged to a new diplomatic low with the US ordering China to close its consulate in Houston.
Beijing has condemned the move and vowed to retaliate, while Donald Trump says more Chinese missions could be shut.
Chief foreign correspondent Philip Williams reports from Washington.
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