During the election campaign, US president-elect Donald Trump threatened to slap a tariff of 45 per cent on all imports from China. Photo: Reuters

Just how badly could Trump’s threatened 45pc tariff hurt China?

Economists say it could lead to a halving of US imports, or worse

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During the election campaign, US president-elect Donald Trump threatened to slap a tariff of 45 per cent on all imports from China. Photo: Reuters
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