US President Donald Trump has widened the trade war with China with new tariffs. Photo: pool via EPA-EFE

Donald Trump hits China with new tariffs on US$200 billion of imports, escalating trade war again

The new 10 per cent tariffs will rise to 25 per cent on January 1

Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump has widened the trade war with China with new tariffs. Photo: pool via EPA-EFE
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Owen Churchill

Owen Churchill

Owen joined the Post as US correspondent in 2018 after several years working as a reporter and editor in China. He covers US-China relations, trade, and wider issues concerning China's global presence. A co-founder of the Shanghai-based news outlet Sixth Tone, he is an alumnus of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and Fudan University in Shanghai.

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.