Supply Chain Management / Leadership Skills

Manufacturers on Trump tariffs: Don't do it, Mr. President

By Chief Executive magazine

Mar 05, 2018

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With President Donald Trump announcing he will implement new tariffs on steel an aluminum next week, U.S. manufacturing business leaders—particularly those that use a lot of metal—are speaking out against the move.

The 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% tariff on aluminum imports will hit certain manufacturing sectors hard, and the news sent automaker stocks tumbling Thursday afternoon. But the move could impact manufacturers in a wide variety of industries.

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