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Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Texas agriculture officials worry as tariff proposals add up | Business | wacotrib.com

Texas agriculture officials worry as tariff proposals add up | Business | wacotrib.com: The Waco-based Texas Farm Bureau is seeing its fears come to pass, as China responded to President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum by announcing levies Monday on 128 items, including fruits, nuts, wine and pork.

By Tuesday, the Trump administration announced a new proposal for 25 percent tariffs on 1,300 Chinese products that represent $50 billion in imports, according to the Associated Press.