China’s Retaliatory Tariffs and California Agriculture

Colin A. Carter

from ARE Update Vol. 21, No. 4, Mar/Apr, 2018

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Agricultural exports from California have been caught up in the more general trade dispute with China. China retaliated against U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs by imposing its own tariffs on some agricultural goods from California. The financial impact of China’s tariffs on California farmers will vary by commodity, but most products will only be bruised.


Trade, Tariffs, Agricultural Exports, Agricultural Imports, California Agriculture


Colin A. Carter. 2018. "China’s Retaliatory Tariffs and California Agriculture." ARE Update 21(4): 1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.