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China retaliates on tariffs, stock markets go into a slide

China retaliates on tariffs, stock markets go into a slide

Joe McDonald and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press

May 13, 2019


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BEIJING (AP) — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump's latest penalties on Chinese products. Duties of 5% to 25% will take effect on June 1 on about 5,200 American products, including...

White House expects China to retaliate over trade tariffs

White House expects China to retaliate over trade tariffs

Associated Press

May 12, 2019


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade, the president's chief economic adviser said on Sunday. "The expected countermeasures have not yet materialized. We may know more today or even this evening...

China’s soybean tariffs affect Illinois farmers

China’s soybean tariffs affect Illinois farmers

Heather Stone & Stacey Sheridan, Contributing WriterS

November 5, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

“The American farmer is always the pawn,” said Lenny Gall, of Highland, Illinois. “Every time there’s a negation or conflict with a foreign country, the American farmer gets put right in the middle.” The Gall family farm sits on 180 acres of land in Highland, IL, mainly producing...

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