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Melanie Wong | May 31, 201906:01 PM    

Trump announced he was “invoking the authorities granted to me by the International Emergency Economic Powers Act” in order to “address the emergency at the southern border”.

From 10 June, all goods imported to the US from Mexico will face a 5% tariff.

The statement explained: “If the illegal migration crisis is alleviated through effective actions taken by Mexico, to be determined in our sole discretion and judgement, the tariffs will be removed.

“If the crisis persists, however, the tariffs will be raised to 10% on July 1, 2019.”

Trump threatens Tequila tariffs over illegal immigration

US president Donald Trump plans to impose a 5% tariff on all imported goods from Mexico – including Tequila and mezcal – in response to the “illegal...

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