US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (centre) and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last week. Photo: EPA

China’s electronics sector has the most to lose if US increase trade war tariffs to 25 per cent

  • The 90-day tariff truce agreed between the US president and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is set to expire on March 1
  • Negotiators are set to meet in Washington this week, with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He set to again meet US counterparts Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (centre) and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last week. Photo: EPA
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Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham has been reporting on Asian trade since 2014. Prior to this, he covered global trade and economics in London. He joined the Post in 2018, before which he was Asia Editor at Global Trade Review and Trade Correspondent for the International Business Times.

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.