US-China trade dispute

A trade dispute between the world’s largest economies escalated as Washington and Beijing announced plans to impose $100bn in tariffs against each other’s exports, raising fears of a protracted trade battle.

Beijing’s efforts to start peace talks has been tested by ascent of economic hawks

Long list of components facing punitive levies could have damaging knock-on effects

What would be the economic impact of measures announced by Washington and Beijing? 

Explore the more than 1,500 items threatened by new tariffs

Moves against soyabeans and other grains ‘will have a devastating effect’

A substantive offer from China could head off further escalation

Duties of 25% planned for products ranging from robots and trains to snowblowers