Trump announces new Mexican tariffs
01, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- President Trump announced that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the US border.
- Trump has accused the Mexican government of failing to do enough to halt the flow of Central American migrants from countries like El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala.