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U.S. steak is sold among cuts of beef from Australia and New Zealand. Because the U.S. lacks a free trade agreement with China, its beef is expensive in China. As a result, it doesn't sell as well as beef from competing markets. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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Shaky U.S.-China Trade Relationship Will Top Trump's Agenda In Beijing

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Carl Savarino is president of Buffalo's Speed Global Services, which operates eight trucks a day across the border into Canada. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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Buffalo Area Warily Eyes The Renegotiation Of NAFTA

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United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) speaks Tuesday at the end of the latest round of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement in Washington, as Mexico's economy minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, looks on. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Mark Holohan, solar division manager at Wilson Electric, stands in his company's warehouse outside Phoenix, Ariz. Solar installers say a proposed tariff could sink their business model, while several solar manufacturers say they need shelter from an oversupply of cheap panels made overseas. Will Stone/KJZZ News hide caption

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In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs?

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In the American Prospect interview, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon described economic competition between the U.S. and China in apocalyptic terms. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China at the White House on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China

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A Gelbvieh cow and her calf on a ranch in Paradise Valley, Mont. From Montana cattle ranchers to Florida tomato growers, some bruised by NAFTA think it has favored agribusiness over small-scale farms, lowered environmental standards and made it harder to compete against cheaper imports. William Campbell/Corbis/Getty Images hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump pose for a photo Friday at the ancient Greek Theater in Taormina, Sicily, during Trump's first G-7 summit. Philippe Wojazer /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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It's hard to find a place in Mexico more transformed by the North American Free Trade Agreement than Tijuana. The border city has exploded in growth since the trade pact was signed in 1993. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Threatens To Ditch NAFTA, Tijuana Residents Face Uncertainty

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A container ship from China is offloaded at Massport's Conley Terminal in the port of Boston. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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What Will A Trump Presidency Mean For China?

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Marv Sepe is the chief operating officer of CTC Global in Irvine, Calif. The company manufactures high-capacity conductors for transmission lines. Maya Sugarman/KPCC hide caption

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In California, Curbing Trade Might Have Its Trade-Offs

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Protesters demonstrate against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in Germany, in April. Officials conceded that opposition to trade agreements is building on both sides of the Atlantic. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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