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 a comprehensive list of 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