The 2019 US administration is applying tariffs to Chinese imports to secure more favorable trading terms. What exactly are the metrics,that indicate if tariffs are effective? What exactly are the quantitative (measureable) goals?

  • $\begingroup$ That question does not seem to be how the US administration is judging the desirability of its tariff measures. But it might be worth looking at monthly US-China trade in goods statistics (imports and exports) to compare 2018 and 2019 by month and spot an effect $\endgroup$ – Henry Aug 15 '19 at 18:43

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