Customer Support: Exploring Various Trade Angles

April 16, 2018 08:44 AM

The following content is commentary and opinions expressed are solely those of the author.

There are many angles to explore when it comes to trade and the possible trade war with China. 

Some farmers, like Cody Sutton of Monroe City, Indiana, wonder why some farmers would “criticize President Trump’s proposed trade policies with China.”

This week on Customer Support, John Phipps addresses this concern.

“It is clear to me saying farmers don’t support a possible trade war is an overstatement,” said Phipps.

Watch Customer Support each weekend on U.S. Farm Report.

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Spell Check

Oakwood, IL
4/17/2018 08:34 AM

  Phipps supported Hillary Clinton,....nuff said.

Raymond Sigwalt
Carroll, IA
4/17/2018 06:38 AM

  I wish that people would understand the damage that our trade deficit has done to this country. Go to about 1975 untill 2010 and see what the connection between our trade deficit and our budget deficit is. The lines match almost perfectly. So all we have done is financed all of benifits you list with National debt. Wise? I don't think so. My proposal for the trade policy is for us to set our lowest tariff equal to our trading partners highest tariff. this idea of picking and choosing what will have trade benifitts does not make senceD61E58

Charles Phelps
Princeton, KY
4/17/2018 08:14 AM

  Again, This whole thing doesn't single out anyone. It is about Fair Trade, Leveling the playing fields or however you say it. China and others aren't playing fair and President Trump is putting a stop to the unfairness. Sure there will be a few stung by this but it needs to be done.


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