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White House To Announce $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By Trade War With China


Added 05-23-19 12:07:02pm EST - “The agricultural sector has been hit hard by the U.S. trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the money will be used to build markets elsewhere.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “White House To Announce $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By Trade War With China”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will lay out the details of an aid program to help farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute on Thursday. Here, Perdue walks past the West Wing of the White House. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will lay out the details of an aid program to help farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute on Thursday. Here, Perdue walks past the West Wing of the White House.

The Trump administration will provide $16 billion in aid to farmers hit hardest by the yearlong trade war between the U.S. and China, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday.

Perdue told Fox Business News that the plan includes trying to sell American products in more markets outside of China.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is set to announce additional details on farmer assistance on Thursday, and President Trump is expected address the nation's farmers Thursday afternoon from the White House.

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