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China Sets New Tariffs On U.S. Goods

Trump Lashes Out At China. 

August 23, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1566579321

President Trump Retreats on Chinese Tariffs

Almost every economist says Trump's tarrifs are not good for the economy.

August 14, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1565811684

Chinese Data on Trade Shows Imports From America Have Fallen in 2019

About a year ago, President Donald Trump’s administration imposed heavy tariffs on foreign manufactured aluminum and steel.  This triggered a domino effect of retaliatory tariffs with China.

The administration’s protectionist moves have scared American businesses and investors. In all, the U.S. has put tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods.  The administration has justified these tariffs by claiming that trade protectionism creates domestic jobs.  However, that anecdotal claim is untrue.

April 12, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1555088659

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