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The U.S will back down in its escalating trade fight with China only when Beijing “changes course,” Vice President Mike Pence pledged on Monday.

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The U.S. has initiated World Trade Organization dispute settlement proceedings with Canada, Mexico, the European Union, Turkey and China over tariffs the countries have placed on U.S. products in response to steel and aluminum duties imposed by the U.S. earlier this year under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 and justified via national security, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced on Monday.

In the final day of the World Trade Organization’s biennial review of Chinese trade policies, Beijing fought back on criticism offered by other members in a host of areas, including claims that it unfairly subsidizes state-owned enterprises, contributes significantly to global steel overcapacity and is implementing unfair industrial policies.

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce on Thursday responded to the Trump administration’s release of a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese products that could be subject to a 10 percent tariff by claiming there was no justification for the move, warning that the duties would endanger the global economy and alleging that the administration was motivated by domestic political reasons.

China on Wednesday defended its intellectual property practices at the World Trade Organization, saying they were not a “major problem” for foreign businesses, but the U.S. said Beijing’s “mercantilist” policies demanded a “reckoning” to ensure the WTO remained relevant.

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Tuesday released a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese goods set to be hit by a 10 percent tariff, laying out a schedule for a public hearing and comments before the tariffs are imposed sometime after Aug. 30.