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Consumers in the US are now paying a putative 15% tariff on Chinese tea with the possibility of further increases as high as 25% in the months ahead. Read more

Features

Decoupling the deeply entwined US and Chinese trade relationships will have a profound and largely negative impact on coffee and tea retail. Read more

Features

While the impacts of the inclusion of Chinese tea imports in the U.S. trade war are unclear and the details labyrinthine, one certainty is that there will be tariff evasion. This is a sophisticated, pervasive art form in world trade. Read more

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A 15% tariff on Chinese tea and coffee imports effective Sept. 1 is proving hard to swallow. Read more

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Continued volatility poses a threat to processed coffees Read more

Features

For the first time since the country’s founding, U.S. consumers will pay a 10% tariff on Chinese tea beginning Sept. 1. Read more

News

All the tea from China will be taxed at least 10% if the Trump Administration carries through on its threat to impose a $300 billion round of tariffs effective Sept. 1. Read more

Tea Report

The US tea industry drew a collective sigh of relief following President Donald Trump’s late-June decision to postpone levying tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods. Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to a resumption of trade negotiations. Read more

Tea Report

Import taxes could conceivably cost Americans $135 billion. America’s “get tough on China” stance has its fans, but no one interviewed favors adding 25% to the cost of importing Chinese tea. Read more

Tea Report

Few Americans can assess the immense impact of tariffs on every Chinese import, but they will easily notice the difference between a $6 box of 100 teabags and one that sells for $7.50. Read more

News

China ships very little coffee to the US but it is America’s largest supplier of green tea. The World’s Top Exports website, using data compiled from the US Department of Agriculture, lists China as the world’s top tea exporting nation. Read more

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In September the US began taxing $200 billion worth of Chinese goods at 10%, a rate that may rise to 25% in 2019. Read more

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Tea was not among the $200 billion in Chinese imports subject to a 10% US tariff announced Sept. 24 but coffee will be taxed by China in retaliation. Read more

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Tea was not among the $200 billion in Chinese imports subject to a 10% US tariff announced Sept. 24. Read more

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Canada levies a 10% surtax on a large selection of U.S. products - including coffee - in response to U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs. Read more

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