A worker walks past a cargo ship at Ganyu port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China June 11, 2019.
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Nicholas R. Lardy (PIIE)

President Donald Trump has repeatedly defended his tariff hikes on China by saying that they are not impeding US economic growth but are a main reason why China’s growth is slowing. The facts don’t support his claims.

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