SAIC Motor employees working in Shanghai. The US tariffs that were renewed on Tuesday apply to cars imported from China. Photo: Xinhua
SAIC Motor employees working in Shanghai. The US tariffs that were renewed on Tuesday apply to cars imported from China. Photo: Xinhua

US-China trade war: Trump-era tariffs on imports kept in place as Joe Biden’s ambivalence persists

  • Renewal comes four years after additional duties imposed on products ranging from construction to cars encompassing US$16 billion worth of goods
  • White House is of two minds as administration sees ‘significant leverage’ in tariffs yet American consumers feeling pinched by high inflation

SAIC Motor employees working in Shanghai. The US tariffs that were renewed on Tuesday apply to cars imported from China. Photo: Xinhua
SAIC Motor employees working in Shanghai. The US tariffs that were renewed on Tuesday apply to cars imported from China. Photo: Xinhua
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