How Trump’s wall could beckon a global trade war

President Donald Trump’s plans to pay for a Mexican border wall could trigger the global trade war he has long threatened.

A House Republican plan he embraced Thursday as a means of paying for the barrier would slap imported goods with a 20 percent tax — a levy aimed at boosting consumption of domestic products that could backfire by angering allies and upending the entire global trading system.

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source: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-mexico-wall-trade-war-234255

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