The Foxconn factory in Guiyang, China, produced 16 million smartphones for Nokia and Huawei in 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Foxconn factory in Guiyang, China, produced 16 million smartphones for Nokia and Huawei in 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE

Trade war: why next US tariffs on China could halve Taiwan’s growth

  • Next tariffs, which could take effect in July, include up to 25 per cent on electronic products assembled in China
  • Taiwanese firms supply 90 per cent of components for laptop PCs made for the three biggest American PC brands, and assemble most PCs in China

The Foxconn factory in Guiyang, China, produced 16 million smartphones for Nokia and Huawei in 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Foxconn factory in Guiyang, China, produced 16 million smartphones for Nokia and Huawei in 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE
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