A Tesla Model 3 car is displayed during a media preview at the Auto China 2018 motor show in Beijing on April 25. Photo: Reuters

China rolling back tariffs on US car imports for three months, in likely boon to American carmaker Tesla as Trump-Xi talks bear fruit

  • Beijing temporarily suspends a 25 per cent tariff on 144 cars and auto parts and a 5 per cent tariff on 67 other auto parts
  • This is the latest sign that negotiations to defuse the trade war are bearing fruit
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A Tesla Model 3 car is displayed during a media preview at the Auto China 2018 motor show in Beijing on April 25. Photo: Reuters
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Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.

Daniel Ren

Daniel Ren

Daniel Ren is the SCMP's Shanghai bureau chief. A Shanghai native, Daniel joined the SCMP in 2007 as a Business reporter.

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.