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Trade War

What you need to know about the growing trade war

An escalating multi-front trade dispute between the U.S. and many of its biggest trading partners is moving the country closer to a global trade war.

The problems began in March when the U.S launched its first round of tariffs. Subsequent rounds, hitting products made in Canada, Mexico, the EU and China, have been met by equal penalties on U.S. products. Yet the U.S. shows no sign of backing down and is now threatening to impose a new round of tariffs on China.

Learn how we got to this point by reading our Trade War email alerts, presented below in chronological order.

U.S. Extends China Tariff Exclusions


The U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) office has announced a nine month extension of 352 product exclusions in the China Section 301 Investigation that were scheduled…
December 20, 2022

December 2018

December 3, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed a planned tariff increase on Chinese products. In exchange, China will buy more U.S. made farm, energy and industrial…

August 2018

August 23, 2018
As U.S. and Chinese officials are currently conducting mid-level trade talks in Washington D.C., the list of 25% tariffs, announced by the Trump Administration on…

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