China hopes to surpass the US as the world’s biggest producer of pharmaceutical products. Illustration: SCMP

Trade war fears spook US policymakers into thinking China could weaponise drug exports

  • Pharmaceutical products have thus far been exempt from trade war tariffs, but there is growing fear in Washington about reliance on China
  • Experts suggest US is unprepared to deal with minor disruption in supply of many basic drugs from China, with some fearing a malicious contamination
Topic |   US-China trade war: All stories
China hopes to surpass the US as the world’s biggest producer of pharmaceutical products. Illustration: SCMP
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