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China to exempt U.S. pork and soybeans from additional trade war duties, in response to Trump's tariff delay

1 month ago   |   By Politico

This story is being published for Pros as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on Sept. 13, 2019. China has announced that it will exclude imports of U.S. soybeans, pork and other farm goods from additional trade war tariffs, opening the door for significant purchases of agricultural products. The official Xinhua News Agency reported on Friday that China's National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Commerce made the exemption in response to the U.S.' decision of postpone an increase in the tariff rate on...
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China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork

China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides ahead of negotiations.
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Trade War: China Exempts Some U.S. Soybean, Pork Imports From Tariffs as Trump Touts 'Interim Deal'

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The U.S.-China trade war appears to be de-escalating as Beijing offers an olive branch to Washington after the tariffs' delay announced by President Donald Trump.
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China Halts Tariffs on Farm Products From States Key to 2020 Election Ahead of U.S. Trade Talks

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

China is encouraging companies to buy U.S. farm products including soybeans and pork, and it will exclude those goods from additional tariffs, the latest move to ease tensions before the two sides resume trade talks.
The Commerce Ministry's announcement on Friday follows a move earlier this week to exempt a range of American goods from 25% extra tariffs put in place last year, as the government seeks to ease the impact from the trade war. China didn't specify the amount of purchases of pork and soybeans, which are key exports in agricultural states important for President Donald Trump...
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China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month.
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