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LIVESTOCK MARKETS: Chinese tariff impact to be minimal

Hog sector headed for losses in last quarter of 2018.

The U.S. meat industry has been very vocal this week about the possible implications of China’s proposed retaliatory tariffs on U.S. pork and beef, but David Williams, director of global protein for Informa Economics IEG, said the impact will likely not be that large.

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