As the US mulls the removal of some tariffs on Chinese imports, lingering disputes between the two economic superpowers continue to cloud the outlook for Hong Kong manufacturers. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
As the US mulls the removal of some tariffs on Chinese imports, lingering disputes between the two economic superpowers continue to cloud the outlook for Hong Kong manufacturers. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

US-China trade: what a tariff removal would mean for Hong Kong firms that have invested overseas

  • Many factory owners have relocated some operations away from mainland China, including to Southeast Asia, as trade disputes with the United States took a toll
  • Even though President Joe Biden may end up lifting tariffs to curb inflation – possibly this week – there are concerns that such tariffs ‘may come back anytime’

As the US mulls the removal of some tariffs on Chinese imports, lingering disputes between the two economic superpowers continue to cloud the outlook for Hong Kong manufacturers. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
As the US mulls the removal of some tariffs on Chinese imports, lingering disputes between the two economic superpowers continue to cloud the outlook for Hong Kong manufacturers. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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