The trade war that Donald Trump always wanted starts Thursday

President Trump will announce Thursday a series of trade enforcement actions designed to punish China for years of widespread violations of U.S. intellectual property rights, the White House said.

Though White House plans remain fluid, the president is expected to announce steep tariffs on around $50 billion in Chinese products along with restrictions on Chinese investment in the United States designed to mirror limits faced by Americans investing in China, industry executives said.

Tighter visa policies for Chinese students are also being considered , according to the executives, who spoke on the condition of anonymity in order to discuss private conversations.

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