Fish caught in America, processed in China get trapped by trade dispute


  • Business
  • Friday, 10 Aug 2018

THE next round of U.S. tariffs aimed at Chinese imports could wind up hurting a major trade product that initially comes from America: fish.

A 10% duty proposed by the Trump administration last month on $200 billion worth of imports from China included dozens of varieties of fish, from tilapia to tuna. The proposed tariffs, which could increase to 25%, are set to be decided in September by trade representatives.

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