New 25% Tariff Great for U.S. Garlic

Christopher Ranch in Gilroy welcomed a decision by President Donald Trump to increase tariffs to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods May 10.

ABA Challenges Trump Administration on Latest Round of Chinese Tariffs

“While we support the tax cuts and overall deregulatory agenda of the Administration, these ongoing tariff battles put the industry at a significant disadvantage and jeopardizes our potential for economic growth.”

Trump Administration Wants to Slap Tariffs on $ 11B Worth of Goods from EU, Including Seafood

The US alleged in a World Trade Organization (WTO) case that the EU’s subsidies for aircraft manufacturer Airbus are a violation of international trade rules and harm the US economy. After years of litigation, Lighthizer said the Trump administration decided to make a move to punish the EU.

Maine Coast Remains Bullish on Growth in Face of Tariffs

March 15, 2019 Maine Coast

Maine Coast, one of the largest lobster companies in the state, says tariffs on its lobsters headed to China have taken a bite out of sales but the company has strategized on how to make up the lost revenue. CEO Tom Adams said, “There is no question the tariffs have hurt us but our strategy has always been to be nimble and we have aggressively sought out new markets and are making greater inroads in familiar markets.

Thai Orchid Growers Turn to China as US Sales Wilt Under Tariffs

The U.S. is the No. 1 importer of Thai orchids, bringing in $20 million worth of the flowers a year. But Washington in 2018 removed a tariff exemption on the blooms, which had been granted for decades under the Generalized System of Preferences, a program for promoting the growth of developing economies.