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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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A single soybean plant grows in a field in the village of Sandaogou, China. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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China Tells Farmers To Grow More Soybeans Amid Trade Fight With U.S.

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A visitor to the 21st China Beijing International High-Tech Expo looks at a computer chip through a microscope. The White House said Tuesday that it will impose tariffs on $50 billion in imports from China containing "industrially significant technology." Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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President Trump has continually called out China for its high tariffs and barriers to entry. But China isn't alone in zealously protecting its domestic auto market. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Chickens, Pickup Trucks, And De-Escalating The U.S.-China Trade War

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Pigeons fly past the company logo of Sinovel Wind Co., Ltd. outside its head office in Beijing, in 2011. In January 2018, Sinovel was convicted in the U.S. of stealing trade secrets from American Superconductor. Stringer China/Reuters hide caption

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It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

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Hog farmers worry that they will pay a hefty price if there's a trade war with China. Red Cedicol/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Farmers Likely To Be Among Hardest Hit By Chinese Tariffs

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China currently buys nearly a third of the U.S. soybean crop — but the country plans to impose tariffs, in response to a Trump administration plan. Here, a worker takes a sample from a truckload of soybeans in Fargo, N.D., last December. Dan Koeck/Reuters hide caption

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Imported nuts from the United States are displayed for sale at a supermarket in Beijing on Monday. China raised import duties on U.S. pork, fruit and other products Monday. Andy Wong/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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