Fears of trade war after EU slaps tariffs on Chinese EVs

Last EU trade war with the US saw Irish brands including Kerrygold and Baileys getting caught in the net

BYD: Chinese electric car maker, which has promised to build a factory in Hungary, has been at the forefront of a price war that has brought the cost of an electric vehicle down to less than €9,000 in China. Picture: Getty

Business Post subscribers can read:

• What prompted the EU tariffs on Chinese electric vehicle imports

• Potential repercussions of upsetting China on the global trade ecosystem

• Ireland’s response to trade war fears