A Chinese worker cutting steel in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province. Despite fierce opposition from inside the White House, US President Donald Trump has confirmed punishing steel and aluminium tariffs, teeing up a potential trade war with major producers, as well as China. Photo: AFP

Chinese steelmakers slide after Trump levies 25pc tariff on US imports

Analysts gauge how raised import duties will affect China, and the US’ other major steel suppliers

Topic |   China stock market

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A Chinese worker cutting steel in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province. Despite fierce opposition from inside the White House, US President Donald Trump has confirmed punishing steel and aluminium tariffs, teeing up a potential trade war with major producers, as well as China. Photo: AFP
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