Trump admin plans to help farmers hurt by global trade tensions

Trump spoke in Granite City saying he's celebrating'a victory. | Image Source CNN VAN

Trump spoke in Granite City saying he's celebrating'a victory. | Image Source CNN VAN

China alone imported $12.3 billion of U.S. soybeans past year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The money comes after farmers, especially soybean growers, have felt the brunt of retaliatory tariffs placed on agriculture by China and other nations that the Trump administration has penalized with tariffs on imports.

Industry experts said the trade war could exacerbate a long-term trend of family farms succumbing to economic pressures and selling to larger multi-national conglomerates.

"Obviously the European Union, as represented by @JunckerEU and the United States, as represented by yours truly, love each other!" he wrote.

"Every time I see a weak politician asking to stop Trade talks or the use of Tariffs to counter unfair Tariffs, I wonder, what can they be thinking?"

The sides will "hold off" on other tariffs while negotiations proceed, Juncker said, amid Trump's threat of new tariffs on cars and auto parts from the EU.

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While the US president can claim his aggressive approach is working, consumers, farmers and businesses are feeling the pain from the retaliatory measures imposed to counter the raft of USA tariffs on steel, aluminum and tens of billions of dollars in products from China put in place in recent weeks.

On Tuesday, Trump announced $12 billion in subsidies for farmers, though Republican lawmakers criticized that plan as welfare for farmers who would be better off if the president backed away from his tariff threats to Europe and China.

White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley told reporters aboard Air Force One on the way back to Washington from Missouri that 'the president will stand up for the farmers'. The EU has a huge stake in the US industry, where European companies produce nearly 3 million cars a year, accounting for over a quarter of production in the United States.

During a Monday event at the White House featuring American-made goods, Trump displayed a green hat that read, "Make Our Farmers Great Again". "Now they have to pay, '" Reinsch said, echoing the president's argument.

Trump appears to be irked by people questioning his approach.

"This was a good and constructive meeting". "End result is, it's going to cost the consumer more".

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The Agriculture Department said the proposal would include direct assistance for farmers, purchases of excess crops and trade promotion activities aimed at building new export markets.

Earlier, Mr Trump accused China of "vicious" tactics on trade. The only group that offered measured support was the United Auto Workers.

"Well, I think we have a lot of foes".

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, said the USDA programs would give Trump more leverage to negotiate with other countries.

Some outside advisers have privately urged Commerce officials to tailor any restrictions so that they only affect advanced technology used in cars and not the cars themselves, creating an opening for USA companies without inadvertently driving up broad costs on consumers. "As long as the steel and aluminum tariffs are ongoing, the European Union will not negotiate on a high-level basis".

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