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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Trump Says Christmas Shopping was Factor in Tariff Decision

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7Dnews London

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:15 GMT

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday August 13th his administration decided to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December to avoid hurting US shoppers heading into the Christmas holiday, Reuters has reported.

"We're doing this for the Christmas season" to avoid any adverse impact on U.S. shoppers, Trump told reporters as he prepared to leave New Jersey for an event in Pittsburgh.

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