Trump Puts 25% Tariff on Chinese Goods
President Trump is to impose 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods.
President Trump is to impose 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods. Dr Rebecca Harding runs Coriolis Technologies, which provides data to the trade finance sector, and assesses the likely impact of the move. Also in the programme, a new law imposing a registration fee of $900 on bloggers in Tanzania is putting off a lot of writers in the country. Elsie Eyakuze has just suspended her blog called The Mickocheni Report, and tells us why, whilst Ben Taylor, who runs a blog on Tanzania from Britain, explains his offer to host Tanzanian bloggers from his own site if they are having problems. We travel to Chile where local drought-affected communities have come up with the idea of a 'fog catcher' to give them much needed water. Plus we look back at the rest of the week's big business stories with Benedikt Kammel at Bloomberg, and Slavea Chankova of The Economist.
(Picture: A Shanghai container port. Picture credit: Reuters.)