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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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How Chinese consumers are coping with tariffs on U.S. goods

Sep 19, 2019
Some Chinese consumers are buying less and others are buying local.
A customer shops for clothing at a mall in Beijing in January 2019.
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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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Best Buy to announce earnings amid looming tariff threats

Aug 28, 2019
Best Buy reports quarterly earnings, as the shadow of tariffs looms against consumer electronics made in 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.
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Huawei expects no relief from U.S. sanctions but is confident

Aug 20, 2019
The founder of Chinese tech giant said Tuesday he expects no relief from U.S. export curbs,
A picture of a screen show a tracking mode from a Huawei device during the Huawei developer conference at the Huawei Campus in Dongguan, Guangdong province on August 10, 2019.
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U.S. farmer on worsening trade dispute: "It's like a knife in my heart"

Aug 6, 2019
Farmers hoped for a resolution to the trade war, then everything got worse.
American hogs are selling for higher prices, but to a smaller market as trade war worsens.
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Soybean commodity traders are skeptical of renewed U.S.-China trade negotiations

Jul 1, 2019
Al Kluis, managing director of Kluis Commodity Advisors, thinks traders won't see the soybean market turn until there are real orders and action taken.
Soybeans are loaded onto a truck to be taken to a grain elevator in Dwight, Illinois.
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The next round of tariff hearings are kicking off in Washington this week

Jun 18, 2019
As the list of proposed tariffs grows, so do the number of people wishing to testify, says Lisa Trofe, one of 300 witnesses at public hearings this week.
China Shipping cargo containers at the Port of Oakland in California in 2018.
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