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

By Chief Executive magazine

Mar 05, 2018

Get Plant Services delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday! Sign up for  Plant Services' complimentary Smart Minute (Monday-Thursday) and Smart Digest  (Friday) e-newsletters to get maintenance and reliability know-how you can put  to use today, plus the latest manufacturing news from around the Web, white  papers, and more. Learn more and subscribe for free today.

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.

Read the full story at chiefexecutive.net.

Show Comments
Hide Comments

Join the discussion

We welcome your thoughtful comments.
All comments will display your user name.

Want to participate in the discussion?

Register for free

Log in for complete access.

Comments

No one has commented on this page yet.

RSS feed for comments on this page | RSS feed for all comments