Americans hoping to quench their thirst with a refreshing glass of iced tea may be in for a nasty surprise as temperatures rise this summer. Photo: AP

Storm in a teacup? Trump goes after all the tea from China with latest tariff push as trade war threatens to boil over

  • China was the largest exporter of tea – one of the latest products to face 25 per cent tariffs – to the US in 2018, according to trade data
  • ‘The tax and duty free import of tea was one of the founding tenets of the American Revolution,’ says president of the Tea Association of the USA
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Americans hoping to quench their thirst with a refreshing glass of iced tea may be in for a nasty surprise as temperatures rise this summer. Photo: AP
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