The Trump administration dispatched two of its top trade officials to meet with farm groups last week and the message was straightforward: The trade war that has generated tens of billions of dollars in tariffs on U.S. farm commodities isn’t likely to be over soon, and the ag sector needs to prepare for a lot more pain.
President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May today forcefully stressed that the United States and United Kingdom plan to enter into a free-trade agreement after Britain’s planned exit from the European Union next year.
The multifront trade war erupting on all sides of the U.S., with allies and others alike, is reaching new heights this week. China is preparing to enact $34 billion worth of tariffs on Friday that have U.S. producers of everything from strawberries to beef bracing for a major disruption in exports.
President Donald Trump will not relent in the brewing trade war with China that’s likely to result in even more tariffs and retaliation in the days to come, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said today.
President Donald Trump announced Monday night that he is ordering that an additional $200 billion in tariffs be levied against Chinese imported goods, raising the stakes in the burgeoning trade war between the two countries.
President Donald Trump today announced the U.S. will hit China with $50 billion worth of tariffs on more than 1,000 Chinese productds, taking the U.S. closer to a trade war with the Asian nation, which has threatened to hit back with tariffs on U.S. soybeans, wheat, corn and other commodities.
President Donald Trump announced today the U.S. is hitting Canada, Mexico and the European Union with steel and aluminum tariffs, putting the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement into further uncertainty and exposing U.S. farmers and ranchers to retaliation.