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Tariff land: How farmers in Iowa are dealing with the trade war

Dec 12, 2019
China was the United States’ biggest customer of soybeans, but the trade war changed that.
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These are the states benefiting the most from the $28 billion farm bailout

Dec 12, 2019
A government program has given billions in subsidies to farmers affected by the U.S.-China trade war.
A view of a combine being used to harvest soybeans in a field at a farm in Iowa.
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Furious, China summons US ambassador over Hong Kong bills

Nov 28, 2019
The U.S. laws mandate sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials who carry out human rights abuses in Hong Kong.
Pro-democracy protesters take part in a Thanksgiving Day rally at Edinburgh Place on November 28, 2019 in Hong Kong, China.
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Who's paying the tariffs on Chinese goods? A new report says it isn't the Chinese

Nov 25, 2019
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Americans are paying.
Chinese police officers watch a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province in 2018.
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A view of the trade war from "America's Port"

Nov 19, 2019
At the Port of Los Angeles, the busiest in nation, tariffs are taking a toll.
At the Port of Los Angeles, the busiest in nation, tariffs are taking a toll.
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Trade war tariffs now truly part of the furniture

Nov 15, 2019
To get around tariffs, some furniture stores have changed where their furniture is made.
A family shops at an Ikea in New Jersey.
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Trade deficit narrows as trade tensions continue to bite

Nov 5, 2019
Tariffs on foreign-made imports to the U.S., and retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exports, are dragging down exports and imports.
Apples are one crop that have been hit by the trade war. Above, apples produced by Spring Valley Farm and Orchard in West Virginia are on display at a farmers market.
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Just how much is the trade war hurting China's economy?

Oct 14, 2019
For the month of September, China's import and export data looked weaker than economists were expecting.
The U.S.-China trade war rages on, as China's exports dip. Above, one U.S. dollar and 100 yuan notes on display at a bank in Beijing, China in 2006.
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New tariffs on Chinese goods set to begin Sept. 1

Aug 30, 2019
A new round of U.S. tariffs of 15% on a wide range of goods from China is set to begin on Sept. 1. The list of targeted imports includes televisions, smartwatches and footwear. We take a look at some of the ramifications. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Shipping containers from China and other nations are unloaded at the Port of Long Beach in California in February.
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5 targets in the trade war's latest fallout

About $300 billion worth of Chinese goods are getting hit with tariffs this weekend, including merry-go-rounds and lithium-ion batteries.
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