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·         Markets reel on re-escalation of China Trade War

·         Tariffs Hurt the Heartland urge U.S., China negotiators back to table

 

 

Markets reel on re-escalation of China Trade War

 

By Mark Dorenkamp, Brownfield

August 6, 2019

 

The market is reeling as the trade war with China re-escalates.

 

CHS vice president of grain marketing Chris Pothen says there seemed to be a reprieve in trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies between July 19th and August 2nd.

 

“During that period there was a small window where there was some activity between Chinese private buyers where they were granted somehow a release of the 25 percent tariffs for a period of time (and) tonnage. They did buy some commodities.”

 

But following President Trump’s threat of more tariffs in September, he tells Brownfield China pulled back on those purchases.

 

“And now those tariffs are back on...

 

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Tariffs Hurt the Heartland urge U.S., China negotiators back to table

 

By Mark Dorenkamp, Brownfield

August 5, 2019

 

The group Tariffs Hurt the Heartland is urging the U.S. and China to immediately resume trade negotiations.

 

Jonathan Gold, a spokesman for the coalition, says it’s never been more clear that tariffs are a failing strategy.  Behind today’s market turmoil are real Americans who have been used as bargaining chips in this trade war.

 

Gold says some of them are farmers who are defaulting on loans or filing for bankruptcy.

 

A study commissioned by Tariffs Hurt the Heartland found that if tariffs of 25 percent are imposed...

 

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