Currently, US$250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States are subject to tariffs of either 10 per cent or 25 per cent, but the number of goods on the higher tariff range will increase on March 2, should US and Chinese negotiators not reach a deal to end the trade war. Photo: Reuters

US-China trade war could slash almost 1 million jobs from the US economy, new study says

  • Figure could rise to more than 2 million should US President Donald Trump impose 25 per cent tariffs on all Chinese exports
  • The research from Washington-based consultancy Trade Partnership Worldwide has been paid for by the pro-free trade lobbying group Tariffs Hurt the Heartlands
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Currently, US$250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States are subject to tariffs of either 10 per cent or 25 per cent, but the number of goods on the higher tariff range will increase on March 2, should US and Chinese negotiators not reach a deal to end the trade war. Photo: Reuters
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