The tariffs will cost American jobs and violate principles of free trade.
Among the 88 counties in Ohio, Huron County has fifth highest tariff-induced injury percentage on the GDP.
Soybean growers will be among the hardest hit from Chinese tariffs.
President Donald Trump's first tariffs are scheduled to hit $34 billion of Chinese imports on Friday, and Beijing plans to swiftly respond with levies on an equal amount of goods.
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Much depends on how far President Trump is willing to go to reach his goals.
White House doesn’t say when taxes on some 1,100 goods would take effect.
Canadian prime minister calls Trump’s tariffs against Canada ‘insulting and unacceptable’
Tariffs could decrease Ohio farm income by estimated 59 percent.
Trade experts are divided on how quickly the EU might respond with tit-for-tat tariffs should Trump end up imposing tariffs.
Ohio Farmers Union membersconcerned about Washington policy moves
China is Ohio's third-largest export market, with $3.9 billion in Ohio-made goods shipped there last year, according to a state report.
Some economists see the tit-for-tat actions and increasing rhetoric on both sides as brinkmanship leading to possible direct talks that could still prevent a trade conflict from spinning out of control.
Consumers might pay more to purchase vehicles, canned food, beer and other items.