Commodity Analysis

Interactive: US-China Trade War - What, Why, How

Rajalakshmi Nirmal Satya Sontanam | Updated on May 20, 2019 Published on May 19, 2019

The US President kicked off a trade war with China as the country's trade deficit with China hit record highs. The tariffs imposed by the US have brought down imports from China over the past few months. But the whole world has been shaken by the imminent risk it poses to global trade. - Compiled by Rajalakshmi Nirmal

 

Price of metals beaten down

Of all commodities, metals have taken the worst hit since the beginning of the tariff war. The rally in prices between January and March 2019 was in the hopes that the two countries would come to an agreement and end the trade war. - Compiled by Satya Sontanam

Sources: US Census, WTO, Bloomberg

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Published on May 19, 2019
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