Shipping containers sit stacked at the Yangshan Deepwater Port, operated by Shanghai International Port Group in Shanghai, China, on May 10, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

China exporters react to Donald Trump’s new trade war tariff plan: ‘This will kill my US market’

  • Exporters from China woke up to the news that Trump is pressing forward with the ‘nuclear option’ in the long-running trade war
  • ‘This will completely kill my US market,’ said one manufacturer, whose company exports video game console controllers to the US
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Shipping containers sit stacked at the Yangshan Deepwater Port, operated by Shanghai International Port Group in Shanghai, China, on May 10, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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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.