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A worker dumps a bucket of tomatoes into a trailer at DiMare Farms in Florida City, Fla., in 2013. The Trump administration is preparing to level a new tariff on fresh tomatoes imported from Mexico in response to complaints from Florida growers. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Food Fight: Trump Administration Levels Tariffs On Mexican Tomatoes

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Tremaine Smalls (center) attaches parts to an engine at Volvo's plant in Ridgeville, S.C. The automaker has shifted its exports to Europe as the result of the U.S. trade war with China. Camila Domonoske/NPR hide caption

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Trump's Trade War Forces Volvo To Shift Gears In South Carolina

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Overall, prices of major appliances tracked by the consumer price index are starting to tick down month-to-month. But they are still higher than they were last year. Washing machines, dryers and other appliances are seen for sale at a Lowe's home improvement store in Washington, D.C., in 2018. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tariffs' Complex Ripple Effects Hit Appliance Shoppers And Makers

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Trucks wait to enter the United States at the border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, in 2017. More than $1.6 billion in goods flow across the border each day. Jorge Duenes/Reuters hide caption

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How Closing The Border Would Affect U.S. Economy, From Avocados To Autos

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A truck passes a stack of China Shipping containers at the Port of Savannah in Georgia on July 5, 2018. The U.S. goods trade deficit with China hit a record $419.2 billion in 2018. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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A worker helps load steel rods April 6, 2016, at a plant in Tangshan, in China's Hebei province. China's government plays a powerful role in how its businesses operate — giving them preferential treatment over their rivals. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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China's Close Government-Business Ties Are A Key Challenge In U.S. Trade Talks

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President Trump meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in November. On Monday, Trump announced he would be ending preferential trade treatment for India. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators meeting in Washington, D.C. last week. Citing progress in the talks, President Trump said he would suspend a planning increase in tariffs on Chinese goods due to take effect on March 1. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer discusses the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin look on Oct. 1, 2018. Lighthizer is now the chief U.S. negotiator in trade talks with China. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator

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Ashtabula, Ohio, was a thriving factory town in the 1950s, with a busy port where freighters brought iron ore to be used in the steel mills of Pennsylvania. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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For One Ohio Town, Trump's Trade Policies Bring Uncertainty And Hope

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Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan speaks at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. His message: The U.S. shouldn't expect too much from China when it comes to cracking down on intellectual property theft. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters hide caption

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President Trump, pictured delivering his first prime-time address from the Oval Office on Jan. 8, hits the two-year mark of his presidency on Sunday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Progress Report: President Trump's Campaign Promises, 2 Years Later

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John Bolton: U.S. Won't 'Turn A Blind Eye' To China's Trade Practices

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Cargo containers are loaded on ships at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province in April. China said it will impose tariffs of 5 percent to 10 percent on $60 billion worth of U.S. products, starting on Monday. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rockland Industries employs about 240 people, including Kim Fisk (left) and Mitchell Sapp, who work at the textile company's manufacturing plant in Bamberg, S.C. Courtesy of Rockland Industries hide caption

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The United States, Canada and Mexico have been in lengthy talks over changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement since President Trump threatened to scrap the historic treaty. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Engineers track progress of construction at a Toyota plant in Kentucky in 1986. It was one of several factories built in the 1980s by Japanese automakers in the U.S. as a result of voluntary limits on Japanese auto exports. AP hide caption

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Can A Reagan-Era Policy Offer An Alternative To Tariffs?

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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell faced questions before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday about the effects of President Trump's trade policies. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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A Chinese worker looks on as a cargo ship is loaded at a port in Qingdao, in eastern China's Shandong province, in July 2017. The United States is China's biggest single export market. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Is Better Able To Withstand A Trade War Than In The Past

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