These Are the U.S. Goods Affected by China Tariffs

Three days after President Donald Trump announced an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods, China is retaliating. It announced Monday that it will increase tariffs on a range of U.S. goods on June 1. The announcement closely followed a series of taunting tweets from Trump. “Their [sic] is no reason for the U.S. Consumer to […]

Trump’s Plan to Reduce the Trade Deficit Falters, as it Hits an All-Time High Instead

President Trump’s America First policies are not having their intended effect. The Commerce Department reported Wednesday the U.S. posted a more than $891 billion merchandise trade deficit last year–the largest in the history of the country. Significantly, the trade deficit with China hit a record $419 billion, despite a series of tariffs the administration imposed […]