Listen: What Was the Impact of the U.S.-China Trade War? - burst 3
"Now our main story this week China's chief trade negotiator will find Washington to sign a phase. Is One trade deal. The trump administration says the deal will both ease trade tensions wall showing that the imposition of tariffs worked. So what has the impact of this year. year-long trade war with China. And all those tit for tat tariffs been. RJR WAYLON has been finding out more from trade reporter Josh Zone Braham so josh trade between in the US and China had grown substantially for decades before the onset of this round of trade tensions. What what was the effect on trade between the two nations trade trade between the US and China really fell quite a bit over the past year and a half that we've had these tensions in place but you know an important thing to note? Here is the imports and the exports both fell Which means that the trade balance you know president? Trump's one of his goals was to reduce the trade balance but because both sides went both sides of the equation went down the balanced in actually fall by as much as you might expect progress toward this week. Signing of the phase one trade deal deal with China has been really on again off again the the US agriculture sector seems to have taken the biggest brunt of the effects of a delayed trade deal. Yeah yeah that's right. I mean. China has"