American shoppers to be hit harder than Chinese by tariff war

NEW DATA out Wednesday showed the U.S. goods deficit with China in the seven months through July this year widened about 8 percent to $234 billion from the same period in 2017. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE
NEW DATA out Wednesday showed the U.S. goods deficit with China in the seven months through July this year widened about 8 percent to $234 billion from the same period in 2017. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE
NEW YORK - The trade fight between the world’s two economic titans is about to make dozens of household goods more expensive for United States shoppers, but thousands of miles away in China, consumers look set to escape much of the pain. President Donald Trump is said to be intending to pull the trigger on…
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