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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Nov 12, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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A tariff is a tax levied on the import and exports of goods in international trade. The U.S. currently trades over $590 billion in goods with China every year. In 2015 China exported $466 billion worth of goods to the U.S. and imported $123 billion worth of U.S. goods. The 2015 China - U.S. trade imbalance of 344% is a new world record. During the 2016 Presidential race Donald Trump proposed levying a 45% tariff on China and any other U.S. trade partner which violates trade deals through currency manipulation and illegal export subsidies. Proponents of tariffs argue that China breaks trade rules by subsidizing its exports, manipulating its currency and stealing intellectual property from the U.S. and other western countries. Opponents argue that tariffs will cause a dramatic rise in the cost of goods for U.S. consumers and cause an unnecessary conflict with See recent China Tariffs news
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I am for us going back to completely American made and high quality and clean products of whatever it is. 2 years ago from a Constitution in Elizabeth, CO
If China is manipulating their currency and ability to capture market share, they should be confronted, and possibly punished. 2 years ago from a Republican in Frankston, TX
Yes, they should be charged the same tariffs and our products going in to their country. 2 years ago from a Green in Cleveland, OH
A qualified yes for those instances when China engages in actions contrary to the original spirit of trade agreements. 2 years ago from a Democrat in Mogul, NV