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Trade war hits Trump heartland as China targets farms, mines

2018-06-17 09:52:49       source:The Straits Times

June 16, 2018

China’s response to US tariffs aims to hit the Trump administration right in its natural resources.

The world’s largest commodities consumer on Friday (June 15) said it will levy a first round of tariffs on US$34 billion (S$46 billion) worth of US agriculture products, as well as automobiles, starting on July 6.

Another US$16 billion in goods, including coal and oil, will be subject to tariffs later.

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