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Mexico targets U.S. steel, pork, bourbon and motor boats

"Richie" (2018-07-01)

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MEXICO CITY, June 5 (Reuters) - Mexico responded in kind to U.S. President Donald Trump's metals tariffs by imposing its own duties on American steel on Tuesday, while also targeting politically sensitive agricultural products from pork to bourbon. Below are some of the key tariffs imposed by Mexico: STEEL PRODUCTS 15 percent on more than 180 steel product designations, including tubing and meja kantor casings, and a 25 percent rate on over 40 more, such as bars and flat-rolled steel PORK PRODUCTS 20 percent on U.

S. pork legs and shoulders as well as hams and sausages
AGRICULTURAL GOODS 20 percent on apples, potatoes, cranberries, parmesan and grated cheese BOURBON, CHEESE 25 percent on "Tennessee" whiskey and bourbon, fresh cheese LIGHTING FIXTURES, MOTOR BOATS 7 to 15 percent on some types of metal furniture, lamps and lighting fittings, fans and meja kantor air pumps, aluminum kitchen wares and meja kantor motor boats (Reporting by Michael O'Boyle; editing by Jonathan Oatis) Advertisement

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