Tariffs Trouble For Poultry, Agriculture

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The poultry industry is concerned it will be targeted by retaliatory tariffs on exports in the wake of the 5% duty on Mexican imports announced by President Donald Trump this past weekend in his effort to pressure the border country to improve security measures.

Since Mexico is the largest importer of U.S. chicken and turkey, the poultry industry has a reason for concern, according to agriculture industry officials.

The proposed 5% tariffs would be effective June 10 and increase by 5% each month until capping out at 25%.     MORE

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