Economy Trade war is like treating flu with chemotherapy, says Jack Ma Updated : April 10, 2018 04:51 PM IST China hit back by announcing tariffs on a host of US goods. Jack Ma said that it was normal for the world's two largest economies to have problems with trade. He dismissed the US-China trade deficit as a problem, citing economic growth and a low jobless rate in the United States. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.