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The trade dispute between the U.S. and China has impacted a range of industries not least a large portion of U.S. farming. Among the commodities to be affected is ginseng, a product that is predominantly exported to China.
U.S farmers rallied in Washington DC Thursday to lobby for ratification of a sweeping new trade deal. They want Congress to approve an agreement between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. And it’s a critical moment for farmers caught in the crossfire of a trade battle with China.
The U.S. Trade Representative’s office has reaffirmed President Donald Trump’s plans to impose an additional 5% tariff on a list of $300 billion of Chinese imports, with some starting September 1st.
The administration had previously planned to impose a 10% tariff but decided to raise that amount ...