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U.S. exporters, business groups lament escalation in U.S.-China trade dispute

August 23, 2019
U.S. exporters and business groups on Friday decried China’s announcement that it will impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods starting next month. The Chinese government plans to hit 5,078 products with tariffs ranging from 5 percent to 10 percent on Sept. 1, while U.S. autos and auto parts will be hit with tariffs of 25 percent and 5 percent come Dec. 15. China’s move is in response to the Trump administration’s plans, announced earlier this month, to...

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