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Trump Seeks $200 Billion in Tariffs on China despite Trade Talks

Annie Gilroy
Trump Seeks $200 Billion in Tariffs on China despite Trade Talks

Today, the markets kept a watchful eye on hints of an additional round of tariffs against China. A Bloomberg report notes that sources close to President Trump indicated that he wants to move ahead with $200.0 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports despite his administration’s attempts to resume trade talks with China. The markets were also nervous following President Trump’s comments on September 7.