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Ross keeps heat on China’s trade policies as senators gauge interest in high tariffs

January 18, 2017 at 5:22 PM
President-elect Trump’s pick for Commerce secretary kept China’s trade policies in his cross-hairs throughout his questioning in front of the Senate Commerce Committee on Jan. 18, managing to remain critical of Beijing while calming the fears of some senators that the Trump administration will follow through on threats and impose a high tariff on Chinese goods. Asked by Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) if a 35 percent tariff on goods from China would be “pro-growth or not,” Wilbur Ross said boosting...

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