An 18th century Qing dynasty artwork on display at a Hong Kong auction house. While antiques imported from mainland China will be affected by the tariffs, US collectors should find it relatively easy to bypass the sanctions. Photo: SCMP

US-China trade war takes a cultural turn after antiques and artworks are added to Trump’s tariffs list

Art world expresses surprise as White House adds cultural items to long list of Chinese imports targeted by 10 per cent tariffs

Topic |   US-China trade war

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An 18th century Qing dynasty artwork on display at a Hong Kong auction house. While antiques imported from mainland China will be affected by the tariffs, US collectors should find it relatively easy to bypass the sanctions. Photo: SCMP
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