American Farmers Hope for US-China Trade Deal as Pork, Soybean Tariffs Ease

September 17, 2019 11:20 AM
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China has announced a tariff exemption on U.S.-produced pork, withdrawing duties as high as 72 percent, one of many tariffs Beijing imposed on American agricultural products amid a protracted trade war with Washington. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports from the Midwest state of Illinois, farmers feel the economic pinch even as China's need to import pork is growing.