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China systematically abuses the global trade system

Higher 25% levies imposed by China on American soybean and pork exports could depress demand for pork produced in Missouri. The Chinese government has announced $50 billion in tariffs on more than 100 US goods, part of an escalating battle over trade between Beijing and Washington. And some observers say the potential for economic upheaval could affect pivotal political races later in 2018--like the race for one of Missouri's US Senate seats.

In a statement, Hawley sounded notes similar to messages he posted on Twitter in early March. He noted that most of the US's trade partners "follow the same rules we do," but "one in particular doesn't: China."

"China systematically abuses the global trade system and we should respond firmly to defend American workers," Hawley continued. "One of my top concerns is to ensure there is no retaliation against our agricultural community--including Missouri farmers--and that we are not punishing trade partners who do follow the rules in the process."

Source: Springfield News-Leader on 2018 Missouri Senate race , Apr 5, 2018

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