Rep. Valadao Urges Administration to Reverse Proposed Tariffs
In response to recent actions taken by China concerning U.S. agricultural products, Congressman David G. Valadao sent a letter to United States Trade Representative, Mr. Lighthizer, expressing his concerns.WASHINGTON – In response to recent actions taken by China concerning U.S. agricultural products, today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) sent a letter to United States Trade Representative, Mr. Robert Lighthizer, expressing his grave concerns.
In an effort to combat unfair trade practices committed by China, President Donald Trump directed the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to impose a twenty five percent tariff on steel imports and a ten percent tariff on aluminum imports on March 8, 2018. However, in retaliation, China imposed $3 billion worth of tariffs on more than eighty U.S. agriculture products.
The full text of the letter can be found here.
Congressman David G. Valadao represents the 21st Congressional District, which includes Kings County and portions of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties.