Supply Chain Management

U.S. manufacturers trim spending in response to tariff concerns

By The Wall Street Journal

Feb 28, 2019

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Trade disputes with China and other countries have led American businesses to cut back on capital expenditures and other spending, a new survey found.

In the survey conducted last month, private-sector companies said increased tariffs and trade tensions have led them to reduce capital expenditures by an average of 1.2%, according to the Survey of Business Uncertainty, a joint project of the Atlanta Fed, Stanford University and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

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