US and UK trade unite to oppose 25% tariff threat in Trump's trade war

Dealers and auctioneers in the US and UK are mobilising in the hope of removing works of art from the thousands of items caught up in the escalating US-China trade war.

Chinese works of all periods entering the US could be subject to President Donald Trump’s proposed 25% import duty on Chinese goods. ATG has learned that Christie’s, leading Chinese art dealers in the US and UK and organisations including the British Antiques Dealers’ Association are arguing against the proposal through a formal consultation process. Comment: Trade is putting up a good fight against Trump’s tariff A submission by global trade body CINOA has been prepared by BADA secretary general Mark Dodgson. Written submissions close ...