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Auto industry caught in the trade war crosshairs

Paul A. Eisenstein

Responding to the latest tariffs levied by the Trump administration, China announced 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion in U.S.-made goods. The impact could be significant considering that American-made vehicles were previously saddled with 25 percent tariffs upon reaching Chinese ports. All told, about 276,000 U.S.-made vehicles were shipped to China last year.