- Jun 2013
I think the “Make America Great Again” fever amongst farmers and others is about to break.
China imposing new tariffs on US meat, fruit, other products
BEIJING (AP) — China said it’s rolling out new tariffs on meat, fruit and other products from the United States as retaliation against taxes approved by U.S. President Donald Trump on imported steel and aluminum.
The Chinese finance ministry said in a statement that the new tariffs begin Monday. The announcement follows warnings Chinese officials have made for several weeks in an escalating trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies.
China’s Customs Tariff Commission is increasing the tariff rate on pork products and aluminum scrap by 25 percent. It’s also imposing a new 15 percent tariff on 120 other imported U.S. commodities, from almonds to apples and berries.
The White House didn’t respond to a message from The Associated Press on Sunday seeking comment.
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