Manufacturing, agriculture firms among those hardest hit by tariffs

Apr 30, 2019

Agricultural and manufacturing firms have been among those hardest hit by tariffs stemming from a yearlong trade war, according to a new survey of business economists.

The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) surveyed its members earlier this month, about one year after President Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs took effect on March 23, 2018.

Business economists’ responses varied greatly depending on the type of firm for which they work.

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