The US collected 74 per cent more tariffs in June than it did in June 2018, according to a new report. Pictured, a US flag flies over Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach in California. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump’s China tariffs cost American businesses and consumers US$6 billion in June, advocacy group says

  • ‘Americans are already paying record-high tariffs, and the biggest hit to consumers is still to come on September 1,’ Tariffs Hurt the Heartland spokesman says
  • Data from the US Treasury Department shows that as of June 30, it collected US$63 billion in tariffs over the preceding 12 months
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The US collected 74 per cent more tariffs in June than it did in June 2018, according to a new report. Pictured, a US flag flies over Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach in California. Photo: AFP
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