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Retaliatory Tariffs Threaten U.S. Sorghum Industry
Billions Of Metric Tons Of Sorghum Exports Headed To China Are At Risk From Trade War

The Future Of The U.S. Sorghum Industry Remains Uncertain After China Imposed A 179 Percent Tariff On Exports In Mid-April:

Since Mid-April, Chinese Importers Of U.S. Sorghum Have Been Subject To A 179 Percent Tariff On The Product. (Emily Rauhala, “In New Sign Of Trade Battle, China Slaps U.S. Sorghum Producers With 179 Percent Deposit,” The Washington Post, 4/17/18)

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In 2017, The Majority Of U.S. Sorghum Exports, Worth About $1.1 Billion, Went To China. (Taylor Miller Thomas, “Chinese Sorghum Tariff Threatens Industry, Politico Pro Datapoint, 4/25/18)

Kansas And Texas, Two Top-Producing Sorghum States, Would Be Most Hurt By These Retaliatory Tariffs. (Taylor Miller Thomas, “Chinese Sorghum Tariff Threatens Industry, Politico Pro Datapoint, 4/25/18)

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer On Tariffs: “In The Last Three Years, We’ve Exported Over $400 Million (Sorghum) To China.  Any Effort To Restrict The Ability To Export Sorghum Hits The Pocketbooks Of Farmers Across Kansas.” (Taylor Miller Thomas, “Chinese Sorghum Tariff Threatens Industry, Politico Pro Datapoint, 4/25/18)

Orders Of Currently Unshipped U.S. Sorghum Are Likely To Be Canceled, Rather Than Exported To China. (Taylor Miller Thomas, “Chinese Sorghum Tariff Threatens Industry, Politico Pro Datapoint, 4/25/18)

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