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Impact of the U.S.-China Trade War on Global Supply Chains

Executive Summary The volatility of the US-China trade war has brought about considerable uncertainty for companies with global manufacturing networks. Successive tariff escalations, regulatory burdens, and other non-tariff barriers have raised serious questions about how companies can adapt their supply chains to prepare for commercial risks amid escalating trade tensions. Everstream Analytics is...

Tariff Hikes: Escalation of the U.S.-China Trade War

Executive Summary China’s State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced on August 23 that it will be imposing 5 or 10 percent tariff rates on USD 75 billion (EUR 67.6 billion) of U.S. imports covering 5,078 tariff lines which will come into effect on September 1 and December 15 respectively. The latest tariff...

Japan-South Korean Trade Tensions:
Implications for Technology Supply Chains

Executive Summary On July 1, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced that export control regulations would be placed on three high-tech chemical materials, considered essential for semiconductor and microchip production, effective from July 4. Japan has also announced on August 2 that it will be removing South...

U.S. Threatens Further Tariffs on Chinese Imports:
An Analysis of Sectors Potentially Impacted

Executive Summary On May 10, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice proposing additional ad valorem tariffs of up to 25 percent on USD 300 billion (EUR 266.6 billion) worth of goods imported from China, commonly referred to as “List 4” in relation to Section 301 of the...

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Chinas’S Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Goods: A Sectoral Analysis

Executive Summary In response to the U.S. decision to raise tariffs to 25 percent for USD 200 billion (EUR 178.6 billion) of Chinese imports on May 10, China imposed retaliatory tariffs of 5 to 25 percent on 5,140 products imported from the U.S. worth USD 60 billion (EUR 53.3 billion)...

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U.S. Threatens to Raise Tariffs to 25 Percent on Chinese Goods

Executive Summary U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to raise existing tariffs from 10 to 25 percent on USD 200 billion (EUR 178.6 billion) worth of Chinese goods by May 10. President Trump added that he would “shortly” impose 25 percent tariffs on the rest of U.S. imports from China...