The new Apple iPhone XR is displayed during an Apple product launch event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on September 12, 2018, in Cupertino, California. Apple’s products have been spared from the latest US tariffs on Chinese exports after the company lobbied the US government. Photo: AFP

Trump spares Apple Watch, AirPods from fresh US$200 billion tariffs as trade war escalates with China

The California-based tech firm has lobbied for the US to keep its products and components off the list of US$200 billion in Chinese-made items facing new US tariffs

Topic |   US-China trade war

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The new Apple iPhone XR is displayed during an Apple product launch event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on September 12, 2018, in Cupertino, California. Apple’s products have been spared from the latest US tariffs on Chinese exports after the company lobbied the US government. Photo: AFP
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