Presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden shake hands on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Indonesia last month. Photo: AP
Presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden shake hands on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Indonesia last month. Photo: AP
China trade

US-China trade war: small American manufacturers desperate for dialogue to resume as tariffs take their toll

  • More than four years’ worth of tariffs by Washington have some private firms clamouring for Joe Biden to lift or renegotiate punitive measures on Chinese goods
  • Momentum for a limited removal of the tariffs stalled this summer as unions sought to keep them in place, but US firms are hopeful for targeted relief in 2023

Presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden shake hands on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Indonesia last month. Photo: AP
Presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden shake hands on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Indonesia last month. Photo: AP
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