China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped by 1.8 per cent on Wednesday, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index sank by 1.3 per cent. Photo: AP

China stocks, currency and metals tumble after US fires up trade war with tariffs on US$200b worth of goods

Tariffs already implemented and those potentially in the pipeline will amount to half of total imports from China last year

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China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped by 1.8 per cent on Wednesday, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index sank by 1.3 per cent. Photo: AP
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