Trump’s Unpopular Tariffs Could Cost U.S. 400,000 Jobs, Economists Estimate

Trump’s Unpopular Tariffs Could Cost U.S. 400,000 Jobs, Economists Estimate

On Tuesday, Mexico announced a long list of United States' products it would start levying additional import duties on, less than a week after President Donald Trump's administration said it was lifting the exemptions given to Canada, Mexico and the European Union from higher tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from those regions.

The tariffs range between 15% and 25%, and could raise the price of U.S. goods by that amount, cutting deeply into U.S. exports to its neighbor.

"I'm waiting to hear what their reaction is going to be, frankly", he said. Coffman's campaign manager, Tyler Sandberg, disputed the charge, saying that Coffman opposed Trump's actions to raise tariffs on Mexico and other countries.

In addition to the agricultural products and bourbon, Mexico imposed tariffs on a variety of USA steel products exports.

U.S. goods exported to China past year totalled US$130 billion while Chinese imports to the USA totalled US$506 billion.

That falls short of the US$200 billion over two years that the Trump administration has demanded the Chinese government buy to address a yawning trade imbalance.

This isn't the first time Mexico employed a similar trade tactic to try to extract concessions from the US.

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The Economy Secretariat (SE) published a full list of the US products that will be affected by the new protectionist measures in the government's official gazette, with tariffs ranging between 5% and 25%.

Good luck, suggested Kudlow, the director of the U.S. National Economic Council.

Of the nearly $6.5 billion worth of pork exports from the U.S.in 2017, nearly a quarter - over $1.5 billion - was imported by Mexico, data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed. "This is devastating to my family and pork producing families across the United States". That may mean shipping apples to other countries or even other parts of the U.S.

Mexico announced tariffs on apples and other US farm goods Friday, shortly after President Donald Trump said he was placing tariffs of 25 percent and 15 percent, respectively, on steel and aluminum imports from several countries. On Tuesday, the White House said President Donald Trump is serious about pursuing separate agreements with Canada and Mexico to end the trilateral deal.

Canadian officials confirm to CNN that months ago Trump personally assured Trudeau that Canada would likely be exempt from steel and aluminum tariffs. "Do you really believe that Canada, that your North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, represent a national security threat to you?"

Canada set a deadline of July 1st for us to lift our moronic tariffs before they respond with theirs, and make this trade war amongst allies official. Those products include USA steel and aluminum as well as food an other agricultural products. "It provides the most certainty for American companies and is the best way we can sell "Made in America" products". And it will put tariffs on some larger ticket items such as sailboats, washing machines, dish washers and lawn mowers. Canada, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Italy (six of the G-7) are in accord in pushing back strongly against Trump's aluminum and steel tariffs, though concerted retaliation if necessary.

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