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CNN: Farm Bureau Says Tariff Announcement Signals More Trouble

News / In The News August 29, 2019

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CNN Business mentioned American Farm Bureau Federation’s reaction to China’s announcement of another round of retaliatory tariffs in a recent article.

“China will place additional tariffs of 5% or 10% on U.S. imports starting on September 1st, according to a statement posted by China's Finance Ministry,” reported CNN Business. “The American Farm Bureau Federation said the tariff announcement ‘signals more trouble for American agriculture.’"

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