US senator warns barite tariff could hit oil and gas sector

Published: Wednesday, 12 September 2018

US Senator John Kennedy calls for barite to be left off a list of new tariffs to be applied to US imports from China.

John Kennedy, a United States senator from the state of Louisiana, has called for barite to be omitted from the proposed 25% tariff on Chinse mineral imports.

The Republican Party senator warned that an...

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