Chinese exporters held off on price cuts until the second quarter of this year, when they reduced prices of tariff-hit goods to the US by an average of 8 per cent, according to a UN study. Photo: Chinatopix

Chinese exporters start to take trade war hit – but US consumers also hurting, UN study shows

  • After almost a year of Donald Trump’s tariffs, Chinese companies have been forced to lower the price of their exports to the US
  • Taiwan the most successful in filling the gap for American buyers, research shows
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese exporters held off on price cuts until the second quarter of this year, when they reduced prices of tariff-hit goods to the US by an average of 8 per cent, according to a UN study. Photo: Chinatopix
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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.