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Why Trump's Trade War is Hurting US Farmers

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Aug 2, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 19:23

Guest: Daniel Sumner, PhD, Frank H. Buck Jr. Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis Yesterday, the Trump Administration proposed an even higher tariff than it had previously threatened on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods coming into the United States. Though Trump made a trade-war truce this week with the EU, escalation continues with China—and American farmers are feeling the effects of the retaliatory tariffs.