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USTR defends China tariffs as leverage

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai argued against lifting tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese goods Wednesday, saying it would not do much to ease inflation and would remove key leverage she has in negotiations with China.
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Grocery price spikes leading to swelling food bank demand, calls for fresh action

Amid a historic demand for food assistance both here and abroad, industry leaders are looking for ac a crisis response plan to emerge from the White House’s Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, new conversations in the upcoming farm bill and solutions for Ukrainian exports. The Arab Spring in 2007 will pale in comparison to the impact the war in Ukraine will have on the global food supply, warns one Newsmaker panelist.
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