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What impact would removal of Trump tariffs have?

Cancelling all of the Trump tariffs on China would give a smaller direct boost to China’s export sector than many might think. More important would be the signal a unilateral rollback would give that the US wanted a reset in relations. This would lift investor sentiment towards China along with domestic financial markets and the renminbi. However, there’s no sign that the US wants a reset. Any tariff removal is likely to be limited and its economic and financial market impact very small.

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