Chinese Tariffs Worry Alaskan Seafood Distributors

ANCHORAGE – Alaska's seafood distributors are still trying to assess the potential impacts of Chinese tariffs on US seafood exports, but they are worried, and they're watching the situation closely.

On a recent 12-day trade mission to China, Governor Walker and Alaskan companies intended to improve trade relationships.

But, local businesses say China's tariffs on Alaskan seafood exports threaten to capsize the boat of progress.

"We're definitely concerned as to the impact it will have on Alaska's salmon resources," Copper River Seafoods Chief Development Officer Martin Weiser said.

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