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.