Ivanka's shoes sidestep Trump's tariffs

Ivanka's shoes sidestep Trump's tariffs

When the US contentiously imposed an additional 25% tariff on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods in July, it was quickly noted that, thanks to a major exemption for Chinese garment and footwear in the tariffs dispute, the clothing industry  was likely to be left unscathed.

About a third of the clothing and 72% percent of the shoes sold in the US are from China.

One of those importers has long been the fashion label of Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser.

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