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Thursday, January 09, 2020
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How Trump’s trade war is slamming small businesses

“‘It’s difficult for me to see how this is a fair and transparent process,’ said Nicole Bivens Collinson, head of the international trade and government relations practice for Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg.”

[ProPublica]

Senate panel passes new North American trade deal, moving it closer to ratification

“In a 25-3 vote, the panel sent the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to the full Senate, which could pass the pact this month. The House approved the accord last month in a bipartisan vote.”

[CNBC]

 

U.S. consumers, not China, are paying for Trump’s tariffs

“The authors of the latest study used customs data to trace the fallout, examining import values before and after the tariffs. The research showed that the tariffs had little impact on China.”

[The New York Times]

China won’t hike grain import quotas for US trade deal

“The report raises further questions about how China will meet a target of spending billions of dollars more on US agricultural goods as the two countries look to reach an initial agreement to calm an extended trade war.”

[Reuters]

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