China's New Tariffs On US Imports Threaten American Farmers

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China laid out the tariffs on 128 different items on Sunday evening, which the government of President Xi Jinping said is in response to anti-competitive tariffs the US recently enacted on Chinese steel and aluminum. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 623 points, or 2.6 percent, to 23,480. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index was down 2.6 percent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 2.9 percent as volatility continues to rock markets.

The price of gold climbed 1.2 percent to $1,343.60 an ounce and silver jumped 2 percent to $16.60 an ounce as some investors took money out of stocks and looked for safer investments. Business groups complain that strategy, dubbed "Made in China 2025", will limit or outright block access to those industries.

As expected, China has responded to President Trump's tariffs on $50 billion worth of goods.

The latest Chinese move targets farm areas, many of which voted for Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

China's government said on Sunday that it would immediately impose tariffs on 128 USA commodities it imports in retaliation for President Trump's levies on steel and aluminum. Only about 2% of USA steel imports come directly from China. China will target tariffs on a range of United States imports being imposed April 2, 2018.

China slapped import duties of up to $3 billion United States on American pork, metal, fruit, nuts, wine, ginseng and dozens more products on Sunday, the latest salvo in an escalating trade war between the two countries. It's a fairly small move but investors are anxious it could be step toward a trade war that harms global commerce and company profits.

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His new, unilateral trade steps, though, shocked many USA businesses and foreign leaders, particularly because Trump had taken a more cautious approach in his first year, seeming to dial back some of the populist trade rhetoric he made during the 2016 campaign.

The Chinese finance ministry said in a statement that the new tariffs begin yesterday.

Aircraft and soybeans were China's biggest US imports by value a year ago.

US stocks fell sharply on Monday after China imposed tariffs on more than 100 products.

China wants to approach any negotiation with the US on solid footing. Trump says the difference between these two numbers is too large and should be eliminated or at least greatly diminished. It is likely that Chinese consumers will also bear the weight of the tariff as they see prices rising for fruits, vegetables, and pork.

China appears to be retailing against Trump's claims of them stealing US technology by imposing food tariffs that have American farmers anxious about a possible trade war.

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The National Pork Producers Council said in late March that its members exported $1.1 billion in pork to China a year ago, making it the third-largest market. With President Xi Jinping making moves to maintain his power indefinitely, and a recent meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, what is China's plan? Trump has said his trade threats are meant as a way of negotiating.

That gives plenty of time for talks-although the negotiations will they will be conducted under the threat of USA retaliation.

Economists are nearly all in agreement that persistent trade retaliation with China is economically damaging, but there are some, that are not convinced of the effects.

Washington's trade leaders have said they are playing a longer-term game to stop Beijing's unfair trade practices, and aren't focused on short-term impacts.

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