USCBC in the News

05/22/2019

"New tariffs imposed by China will hurt US manufacturers," Barry told MultiBriefs in an email. President Trump ran for the White House in part on a plan to revive American manufacturing...What about agricultural businesses in the US-China trade tumult? "Farmers, already feeling the pain from an earlier round of tariffs, will be harmed even more," Barry said.

05/22/2019

Despite the lifted tariffs from Mexico and Canada, the ongoing US-China trade war continues to put a strain on Hoosier farmers, manufacturers and consumers. According to the 2019 State Export Report from the US-China Business Council, a private bipartisan nonprofit organization of 200 American companies doing business in China, the trade war is moving “in the wrong direction.”

05/22/2019

In all, Connecticut’s economy provides an estimated $1.5 billion in exports, with $900 million of that coming in the form of goods. Doug Barry, with the US-China Business Council, which boasts numerous Connecticut employers as members, says the state has a lot to lose if the tariffs remain in place, and the trade dispute continues. "Connecticut is a shining example of the growth of that trade because the trade with China over the last 10 years has grown by 111 percent versus about 20 percent to other...

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