Global shock waves, after U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans to impose a 5 percent tariff on all imported goods from Mexico.
Trump wants Mexico to stop migrants trying to illegally cross the U.S. border.
Investors were already jolted earlier this month when Trump announced new duties on Chinese imports, halting any hopes of a trade deal. And on June 1, Beijing is expected to raise tariffs on thousands of U.S. goods.
CGTN’s Nathan King reports.
- Arturo Sarukhan served as the Mexico Ambassador to the US and is an international strategic adviser.
- Qinduo Xu is a senior fellow at the Pangoal Institution.
- Arthur Dong is a professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
- Jeff Moon is a former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for China and currently an international consultant.
Here's the latest on President Trump's planned tariffs on Mexico: President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico said he would send a delegation to Washington to try to dissuade Trump from carrying out the threat. https://t.co/Zo2SfGustY
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