Posts tagged "Trade Wars"

US trade and immigration policies hit farmers hard

[16 July/NZ Herald] American farmers are feeling the effects of fluctuating crop prices even before the trade war with China starts to impact. Agricultural Economist, Chad Hart, said no matter where you looked in agriculture, you saw storm clouds on the horizon. President Trump’s tariffs were further effecting producers. The Department of Agriculture predicted before...

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...