The ship Hammersmith Bridge (C) which has just arrived from Shanghai in China, unloads Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach, in Los Angeles County. President Donald Trump insisted that there had been "absolutely no impact" on the US economy from the escalating trade dispute between his administration and China. "We have to make it fair. So we're at $250 billion now, 25 percent interest," he said in reference to a package of tariffs imposed on Chinese imports. Photo: AFP

US exports to China plunged in January as trade war chill took effect

  • China imports from US plunged 41.1 per cent in January from a year earlier, Beijing says
  • Overall exports rose significantly but analysts put this down to seasonal factors
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The ship Hammersmith Bridge (C) which has just arrived from Shanghai in China, unloads Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach, in Los Angeles County. President Donald Trump insisted that there had been "absolutely no impact" on the US economy from the escalating trade dispute between his administration and China. "We have to make it fair. So we're at $250 billion now, 25 percent interest," he said in reference to a package of tariffs imposed on Chinese imports. Photo: AFP
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