Mexican officials said that some U.S. products, such as steel, pork meat and apples will be charged with tariffs up to 25 percent.
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Mexico imposed wide-ranging tariffs on American products ranging from steel to pork and bourbon Tuesday, responding to President Donald Trump's metals tariffs and taking aim at Republican strongholds ahead of U.S. congressional elections in November.A range of U.S. steel products will be hit by 15 percent to 25 percent tariffs.Separately, Mexico opened a tariff-free quota for pork imports from other countries.Mexico's Economy Minister Ildelfonso Guajardo said last week that products were chosen to hit districts with important lawmakers who had been warning Trump not to mess with Mexico. He estimated the U.S. tariffs would affect $4 billion in trade between the two countries.
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