Trump's China policy has changed several trade patterns

US President Donald Trump's customs tariffs on Chinese goods have changed several trade patterns since January 2018, says Drewry in a new analysis.

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In addition to the fact that the US customs tariffs raise the price of numerous Chinese products which the US imports, the trade conflict between the two countries has also changed several other trade patterns, writes Drewry in an analysis.

While the US has imported fewer goods from China, things have moved in a different direction from other large regions in the world. US imports of Chinese goods have gone down since January 2018, while imports from other countries have increased during the same period.

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