What Chinese Tariffs Targeting American Crops Will Mean For Farmers

NPR Enlarge this image New Chinese tariffs will raise the price of many American crops, including almonds and other nuts. PM Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption PM Images/Getty Images Today, the Chinese government announced tariffs on 128 American products, including food. Pork will be taxed 25 percent, and wine, dried fruit, and nuts are now subject to a 15 percent duty. The announcement comes in response to the tariffs President Trump recently imposed on steel and aluminum. Trade officials from each country are negotiating, and it’s not yet clear how long the duties will be in effect, or...

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