If President Donald Trump follows through on the escalation threat, US tariffs would cover all goods the nation imported from China last year. Photographer: Bloomberg
If President Donald Trump follows through on the escalation threat, US tariffs would cover all goods the nation imported from China last year. Photographer: Bloomberg

US-China trade war ramps up as tariffs on US$200 billion in Chinese imports take effect

The third round of US tariffs on Chinese imports is an escalation of the conflict between the world’s two biggest economies

If President Donald Trump follows through on the escalation threat, US tariffs would cover all goods the nation imported from China last year. Photographer: Bloomberg
If President Donald Trump follows through on the escalation threat, US tariffs would cover all goods the nation imported from China last year. Photographer: Bloomberg
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