Trump’s trade war leaves American whiskey on the rocks
Saturday, 16 February 2019 As President Trump’s global trade war approaches a pivotal moment, American industry is trying to use his love of big economic numbers to get him to stand down. Trump faces a series of decisions over the next several weeks about whether to increase tariffs on Chinese goods, impose new duties on imports of foreign cars and keep metal tariffs on trading partners like Canada and Mexico. While Trump’s economic North Star has long been reducing the trade gap between what the United States exports and what it imports, industries from soybean farmers to nail manufacturers are trying to convince Trump that his policies are having the opposite effect — by dampening exports of some of America’s most cherished products.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet next month, as the two countries try to hammer out a deal to end a tit-for-tat tariff battle. Reuters reports US Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky made the announcement Wednesday, at a renewable...
· *US President Donald Trump put further pressure on trade war talks with China after indicating that tariffs on goods wouldn't be immediately lifted in the... Business Insider Also reported by •Reuters India •Energy Daily