USDA announcement a good first step. More strategy needed.
Washington, DC. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) expressed support for today’s US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement of aid for US farmers and ranchers. After the Trump administration’s recent imposition of tariffs on China’s hacking, cyber espionage, and forced technology transfer, Beijing responded with punitive tariffs aimed at fairly traded goods in America’s agricultural sector. The USDA plan provides $12 billion for three programs to address China’s retaliation.