- The Duran Published on May 9, 2019
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 162. The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the breakdown in trade talks between the United States and China. After the talks reached an impasse, US President Donald Trump said that he would raise tariffs on $200 billion of imports from China from 10% to 25%. The increase will take effect on Friday, according to a special filing announced on Wednesday in the US government’s Federal Register.