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Even for a customs broker, it's tough to keep track of tariffs right now

Aug 26, 2019
There was retaliation, escalation and now possibly a return to the negotiating table. It's hard to tell where things stand.
A China Shipping Lines container ship heading toward the Vincent Thomas Bridge at the Port of Los Angeles.
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China's new tariff retaliation hits U.S. auto and parts sectors

Aug 23, 2019
China is the No. 2 export market for U.S. vehicles, notably the BMW X5 sport utility vehicle assembled in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
Cars produced by SAIC Motor Corp. wait to be exported to the U.S. at a port in Lianyungang in China's eastern Jiangsu province in 2018. China's new tariffs affect U.S. cars being exported to China.
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China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of U.S. products

Aug 23, 2019
China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s planned increase.
Chinese and US flags are seen on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle in the maintenance room of a dealership in Shanghai on August 24, 2018. - From Harley-Davidson motorcycles and US bourbon to Chinese parts and machinery, the world's two largest economies have exchanged punitive tariffs that slice through a wide swath of products.

Trade war uncertainty hits farm suppliers

Aug 16, 2019
Agricultural equipment maker John Deere missed its quarterly earning expectations, it announced Friday.
A John Deere tractor sits in the middle of field of freshly cut tobacco leaves in Owings, Maryland.
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China threatens retaliation if U.S. tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019
Beijing will take unspecified “necessary countermeasures,” the Cabinet said in a one-sentence statement.
A woman walks past a screen showing stock prices at a securities company in Beijing on August 15, 2019.

Trump's "Christmas gift" to consumers and businesses: Walking back tariff threats

Aug 13, 2019
Video games won't be any more expensive for the holidays. Vanadium chloride, however, will.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with leaders of the steel industry at the White House in 2018 in Washington, DC., where he announced some of the first tariffs in what would become the trade war with China.
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U.S. delays tariffs on some Chinese goods, drops others

Aug 13, 2019
The United States is delaying tariffs on some Chinese-made items and removing other Chinese imports from its target list altogether.
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As the U.S.-China trade war rages, an even bigger battle with Europe is brewing

Aug 12, 2019
Europe braces for renewed hostilities with the United States over import tariffs.
A worker fits a part to a wing of an Airbus passenger plane in Hamburg, Germany in 2017.
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The trade war’s only the latest problem facing America's dairy industry

Aug 8, 2019
Even before the trade war began, American dairy farms were dealing with low prices and oversupply throughout the global market.
Cows wait to be milked at the Faria Dairy Farm in 2009 in Escalon, California.
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