The Trump administration’s proposed new round of tariffs on US$300 billion of trade with China will encompass virtually all information technology products, including laptops, smartphones, solid state drives, video game consoles, printers, televisions and displays – which are all enabled by semiconductors. Photo: AP

Global chip sales continue to decline as US-China trade war escalates

  • Worldwide semiconductor sales fell 16.8 per cent year on year to US$98.2 billion in the three months ended June 30
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The Trump administration’s proposed new round of tariffs on US$300 billion of trade with China will encompass virtually all information technology products, including laptops, smartphones, solid state drives, video game consoles, printers, televisions and displays – which are all enabled by semiconductors. Photo: AP
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Donald Trump complained China had not acted to stop imports of harmful drugs. Photo: Bloomberg

China ‘won’t give an inch’ after Donald Trump threatens more tariffs for failing to make sufficient concessions to US

  • Beijing warns Washington it must ‘bear the consequences’ after tweets from president announce plan to impose 10 per cent levy on US$300 billion of Chinese goods
  • Officials say China will inevitably impose countermeasures to protect its core interests
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Donald Trump complained China had not acted to stop imports of harmful drugs. Photo: Bloomberg
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