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The argument for a U.S. trade deficit with China

Clip: 04/19/2018 | 4m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

America's growing trade deficit is one of President Trump's main arguments for imposing tariffs on China. And yet most economists would agree instead with the doctrine of trade deficits and its benefits for consumers. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

Aired: 04/19/18

Rating: NR

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