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   Analysis: Here’s How The Trade War With China Is Affecting The Outlook For Alaska Seafood
by Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News
Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 3:34PM EDT

Trump's trade war now includes tariffs on seafood going to and from China.

China is Alaska's biggest seafood buyer, purchasing 54 percent of Alaska seafood exports last year valued at $1.3 billion. On July 6, a 25 percent tariff went into effect on U.S. imports to China, including all Alaska salmon, pollock, cod, herring, flatfish, dungeness crab, sablefish, geoduck clams and more.

Then on July 11 Trump added a 10 percent tariff on all seafood sent from China to the U.S.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Anchorage Daily News


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