Trump hasn’t ruled out plans to slap more tariffs on China next month — these maps show which states could be hit the hardest


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But the terms of an interim trade agreement remain elusive, leaving US businesses and investors bracing for escalations.Over the past week, Trump pushed back against reports that he would lift some of the tariffs on $360 billion worth of imports from China. China has said it would respond with further tariff increases on about $75 billion worth of American products, some of which took effect this September.The Census Bureau publishes annual figures on international trade for each US state and Washington, DC, including the top 25 countries by total import and export value for each state.According to its data from 2018, the most recent year available, four states — Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and South Carolina — exported a higher dollar value of goods to China than to any other country.Business Insider/Andy Kiersz, data from US Census BureauMeanwhile, China was the top import trade partner for 24 states and DC. Business Insider/Andy Kiersz, data from US Census BureauFocusing just on China, nearly every state had millions or billions of dollars in trade in goods with it last year.Among states, exports to China ranged from $22 million in North Dakota to nearly $16.6 billion in Texas.Business Insider/Andy Kiersz, data from US Census BureauMost states had a higher value of imported goods from China than exported goods to China in 2018.

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