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Articles Tagged with ''tariff''

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Almond farmers brace for Chinese tariff

U.S. almond farmers were just starting to put behind them a port strike three years ago that decimated exports, and now they are bracing for the impacts of a new 15 percent Chinese tariff that's just one aspect of the burgeoning U.S.-China trade war.
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President Donald Trump and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue

Trump mulls more tariffs on China; Perdue vows to protect ag from trade war

President Donald Trump signaled today he’s willing to significantly up the ante in the escalating trade fight with China by proposing an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue released a statement shortly afterwards, doubling down on his recent promises to protect farmers and ranchers from becoming collateral damage in the spat.
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