Editorial: Trump's tariffs yield truth deficit
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 -- China does not pay a penny in tariffs. Tariffs are paid by companies in the United States that import goods and products FROM China. Those importers pass those costs, in the form of higher prices for goods and products, to the American businesses and consumers that buy them. Who's hurt by tariffs? North Carolina farmers, investors, retailers and consumers.
Ag Secretary Perdue tours eastern NC
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue discusses the trade war, migrant farm workers and hog farm lawsuits after touring a Newton Grove farm and speaking with areas farmers.
Trump tariffs could cost NC agricultural industry
President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum could take a toll on North Carolina's economy, both in higher costs for consumer goods and in potential losses in state exports to affected countries.