Workers tie up steel rods at a construction site in Hanoi. Photo: AFP Workers tie up steel rods at a construction site in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Workers tie up steel rods at a construction site in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

US slaps import duties of more than 400 per cent on Vietnamese steel to prevent companies exploiting loophole

  • The US is hardening its rhetoric against Vietnam, which has benefited from President Donald Trump’s trade war with China
  • Trump described Vietnam last week as ‘almost the single-worst abuser of everybody’ when asked if he wanted to impose tariffs

Topic |   US-China trade war
Workers tie up steel rods at a construction site in Hanoi. Photo: AFP Workers tie up steel rods at a construction site in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Workers tie up steel rods at a construction site in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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