How Tariffs May Affect the U.S. Midterm Elections

Jun 7, 2018 | 22:31 GMT
This photograph shows a field of ginseng in Wisconsin.

More than 90 percent of U.S. ginseng, which has been hit with a 15 percent tariff by China, is grown in Wisconsin. Most of the U.S. ginseng crop is exported to China or Hong Kong.


Campaigning for November's U.S. midterm election is well underway, and all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 Senate seats will be on the ballot. These graphics examine how the retaliatory tariffs implemented by China and other key trading partners -- namely, Mexico -- are likely to have an impact. ...

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