How a U.S.-China Trade War Would Affect California

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Farm workers harvest lettuce in a field outside of Brawley, California, in the Imperial Valley, on January 31, 2017. (Photo: Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images)

China's commerce ministry proposed tariffs on Friday on 128 American products, including a 15 percent duty on key California exports like fruit, nuts and wine. The threat followed President Trump's announcement that he planned to impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of Chinese goods. We'll discuss a U.S.-China trade war could mean for California's economy. And we'd like to hear from you: How, if at all, would the tariffs affect you or your business?

Guests:
Jock O'Connell international trade advisor, Beacon Economics; former staff advisor, California Commission for Economic Development
Jim Wunderman, president and CEO, Bay Area Council
Katheryn Russ, associate professor of economics, UC Davis

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