The survey findings contrast with US President Donald Trump’s claims that the trade war has not affected prices paid by American consumers. The US president tweeted on August 19: “import prices down, China eating tariffs”. Photo: Reuters

Amazon sellers feeling the heat of US-China trade war, contrary to Donald Trump’s claims, survey shows

  • Jungle Scout survey shows 72 per cent of sellers have seen their cost per unit increase by some 17 per cent since the beginning of the trade war last year
  • First round of new US tariffs took effect on about US$110 billion of Chinese imports on September 1, with more to follow in October and December
Topic |   China economy

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The survey findings contrast with US President Donald Trump’s claims that the trade war has not affected prices paid by American consumers. The US president tweeted on August 19: “import prices down, China eating tariffs”. Photo: Reuters
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