New tariffs from China and the US are set to come into force on December 15. Photo: Reuters

Trade war: China deal unlikely this week with US distracted by USMCA, but new tariffs not expected

  • Sources from Beijing and Washington continue to believe that tariffs planned for Sunday will be averted, due to economic pressure on both the US and China
  • New US tariffs could lead to China unleashing ‘unreliable entities list’ on US companies, while soaring inflation and falling exports press on Beijing to make deal
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New tariffs from China and the US are set to come into force on December 15. Photo: Reuters
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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.

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.