China’s GDP has dropped to its weakest level in almost nine years as U.S. tariffs appear to hit their mark.
President Trump is mulling even tougher tariffs on China in response to Beijing’s criticism of his administration’s policy course.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cited “fundamental” disagreement with China’s foreign minister amid rising tensions between the two nations.
Dairy farmers express concern, as trade tensions between China and the U.S. begin to effect America’s agriculture sector. China rolled out 25 percent tariffs on a number of goods — including dairy products — in July, following the enactment of U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum goods. U.S. farmers were hit hard by the recent penalties, and have urged the administration to make de-escalating the trade dispute with china a top-priority.