FILE - In this undated file photo released by the Taiwan Ministry of Defense, a Chinese PLA J-16 fighter jet flies in an undisclosed location. China is staging live-fire military drills in six self-declared zones surrounding Taiwan in response to a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island Beijing claims as its own territory. (Taiwan Ministry of Defense via AP, File)

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan has canceled airline flights as China fired missiles near the island in retaliation for a top American lawmaker’s visit, but the possible impact on shipments of processor chips and other goods needed by global industries was unclear. China ordered ships and planes to avoid the military drills that encircled the island, which the mainland’s ruling Communist Party claims as part of its territory. Beijing announced “live-fire exercises” to punish Taiwan after U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a one-day visit, defying warnings from Beijing. China also has banned imports of hundreds of Taiwanese food items including fish, fruit and cookies.

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