China and the United States have been locked in a tit-for-tat trade war since July 6. Photo: AFP

Two more rounds of talks set for May amid hope the US-China trade war is ending

  • US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to Beijing the week of April 29
  • Officials hope to announce a deal when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He visits Washington the following week
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China and the United States have been locked in a tit-for-tat trade war since July 6. Photo: AFP
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The US-China trade war directly affects 3 per cent of global trade, but the automotive industry accounts for 8 per cent, according to World Trade Organisation figures. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump’s trade war tariffs on car industry sending shock waves through global supply chain

  • US tariffs on vehicles and parts would reverberate through global car supply chain, with both US and Chinese manufacturers standing to lose out
  • China sells few cars to the United States but is the second biggest exporter of parts to the US, after Mexico
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The US-China trade war directly affects 3 per cent of global trade, but the automotive industry accounts for 8 per cent, according to World Trade Organisation figures. Photo: Reuters
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