Trump’s 15 Percent Tariffs on $112B in Chinese Goods Take Effect

Christopher Ranch Executive Vice President Ken Christopher poses for a photo as employees work with garlic on the production line in Gilroy, Calif. on May, 30, 2019. Garlic and honey producers are applauding the new tariffs on Chinese goods. (Josh Edelson /AFP/Getty Images)

CHINA-US NEWS

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

September 1, 2019 Updated: September 1, 2019

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports took effect early on Sept. 1, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods in advance of the holiday shopping season.

The 15 percent taxes apply to about $112 billion of Chinese imports.… READ MORE...

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