Trump's trade war with China is beating Illinois silly

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Author(s) Chicago Sun-Times editorial board
Source Chicago Sun-Times
Date July 23, 2018
Quotes-start.png Possibly no state is getting hammered harder in this trade war than Illinois. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, $3.8 billion worth of Illinois exports are at risk, including $1.3 billion in soybeans. In retaliation for Trump’s broad tariffs on Chinese goods, China has slapped tariffs on agricultural products in which Illinois is a world leader, including corn, hogs and soybeans. A third of all soybeans grown in Illinois are exported to China. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Trade war is good for the United States on the topic China–United States trade war.