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How The U.S.-China Trade War Impacts Illinois Farmers, Businesses

The U.S.’s trade war with China rolls on, and the country is no closer to ending the war than we were when it started last year.

Meanwhile, President Trump continues to up the ante with additional tariffs on Chinese goods. He says it’s hurting China, but not hurting us. But who’s really paying the price? And how is all of this affecting Illinois producers and consumers?

Morning Shift breaks down the latest in the trade war between the United States and China.

GUESTS: Cecile Shea, former U.S. diplomat and senior fellow on global security and diplomacy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

LEARN MORE: U.S.-China Trade War Spreads From Tariffs To A Battle Over Currencies (NPR Illinois 8/6/19)

‘Trump is ruining our markets’: Struggling farmers are losing a huge customer to the trade war — China (CNBC 8/10/19)

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