Business US duties spare Apple gadgets but hit cloud industry Updated : September 18, 2018 06:52 AM IST US President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China on Monday, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports . The iPhone was not among the 'wide range' of products that Apple told regulators would be hit by the $200 billion round of tariffs. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.