U.S. trade with China fell in July despite truce in tariff war

U.S. EXPORTS to China declined year over year in July, dragged down by tariffs. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON
U.S. EXPORTS of goods to China declined year over year in July, dragged down by tariffs. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON
WASHINGTON – America’s merchandise trade with China continued to sag in July despite a tariff-war truce between the world’s two largest economies that’s since evaporated as President Donald Trump escalated levies and China retaliated. United States exports of goods to the Asian nation fell 2.7% from the prior month while imports declined 1.9%, narrowing the…

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