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More than 160 business groups urge administration to delay tariff boosts on Chinese goods

August 28, 2019
The American for Free Trade Coalition, which represents over 160 U.S. business associations, is urging the Trump administration to postpone “all tariff rate increases” aimed at Chinese goods scheduled to take effect this year to preserve the holiday season. “These tariff rate increases -- some starting as early as Sunday -- come at the worst possible time, right in the middle of the busy holiday shipping period,” the coalition wrote in an Aug. 28 letter to President Trump. “Action is...

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