But it is a bit novel to hit farmers with one hand and then offer them compensation with the other, and it could even expose the U.S.to sanctions by the World Trade Organization for supplying the same sorts of illegal subsidies of which Trump likes to complain. The programme is not meant to extend beyond this year, officials at the agriculture department said.
"This is a short-term solution that will give President Trump and his administration the time to work on long-term trade deals", said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Trump wrote in a Twitter post Tuesday, warning countries must negotiate a "fair" trade deal or they will get hit with tariffs.
Politico, citing two sources familiar with the plan, also reported the administration will pay for billions in trade-related aid through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's broad authority and two commodity support programs in a farm bill under consideration in Congress.
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The administration has slapped tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods and China retaliated with duties on soybeans and pork. "Farmers need contracts, not compensation, so they can create stability and plan for the future", said the group's executive director, Brian Kuehl.
But the taxes also exact a toll on US businesses and consumers, which pay more for imported products. After Trump hit China with tariffs, they responded with a 179 percent retaliatory tariff on USA sorghum.
President Trump's tariff threats against China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union prompted immediate threats of retaliation.
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President Donald Trump arrives for a tour during a "Made in America Product Showcase" at the White House, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Washington. Trump has threatened to ratchet that up to more than $500 billion, a move that has left financial markets uneasy.
The Agriculture Department is announcing a $12 billion "short-term" plan to help USA farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs.
"These countries have been ripping us off for decades", he said. The U.S. and European allies have been at odds over the president's tariffs on steel imports and are meeting as the trade dispute threatens to spread to automobile production. Trump said on Friday that he would be willing to slap tariffs on every last import from China. "This administration's tariffs and bailouts aren't going to make America great again, they're just going to make it 1929 again".
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The president on Wednesday will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House as the EU hopes to convince him to hold off from raising tariffs on imported cars and avoid a trans-Atlantic trade war.