The Trump administration has pulled back from slapping tariffs on certain products from China such as laptops and mobile phones, providing relief for jittery global investors. Read more: Tariffs hurting US manufacturers, says Trumps ex-economic adviser At the start of the month the US announced it would apply 10 per cent tariffs to $300bn of Chinese goods, meaning nearly all imports from China are levied following a ramping up of tariffs in May. Yet the US trade representatives office said today in a statement that tariffs would be delayed until mid-December for products such as “cell phones, laptop computers, video game consoles, certain toys, computer monitors, and certain items of footwear and clothing”. “Certain products are being removed from the tariff list based on health, safety, national security and other factors and will not face additional tariffs of 10 percent,” it said. The announcement sent US stocks rocketing after they opened lower. The tech-heavy Nasdaq index ro..