China slaps fresh tariffs on American meat, fruit as retaliation for Trump import steel taxes
And the Chinese response could end up hurting American ranchers and farmers, many of whom are from regions that voted for Trump in 2016.
U.S. farmers shipped nearly $20 billion of goods to China in 2017. The American pork industry sent $1.1 billion in products, making China the No. 3 market for U.S. pork.