Posts tagged "President Trump"

US farmers could take a significant hit from trade war

[5 July/CNBC] A 25 percent duty on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods by the Trump administration was set to come into effect on Friday. Beijing has said it would retaliate immediately. A beef farmer in Missouri, Casey Guernsey, said rural communities were dependent on agriculture. It was feared the tariffs would affect farmers. China’s...

Canada struggles to agree on dairy industry regulations

[18 June/Dairy Reporter] At the G-7 summit in Quebec, President Trump spoke about high tariffs on Canadian dairy trade, which promoted an industry wide debate across Canada. The U.S. paid up to 300 percent on exported dairy products to Canada. Mr Trump suggested a tariff free trade zone with G-7 members, which spark Canadian concerns...