US and China sign Phase One trade deal

The Distilled Spirits Council of the US is urging China and the US to “continue negotiations” for a deal that removes tariffs on US spirits after the Phase One trade agreement between the two nations was signed yesterday (15 January). On Friday 23 August 2019, China’s Finance Ministry announced its intention to implement additional tariffs worth US$75 billion on 5,078 items, including American whiskey. The move was in response to US president Donald Trump’s decision…

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