Putting a dollar figure on trade disputes


Iowa State University Extension economist Chad Hart is among many in agriculture attempting to put a dollar figure on the impact of trade disruptions.

“You’re accumulating literally hundreds of millions if not billions of dollars-worth of potential losses as we play out through these trade negotiations and disputes.”

Looking at the impact of Chinese tariff retaliation on the soybean market, Hart tells Brownfield values have fallen 12 to 15 percent the last two weeks.

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