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Analysis

Int'l Tariffs Pose Threat To Local Economies, Jobs, Taxes

Law360 (April 10, 2018, 8:02 PM EDT) -- A growing trade dispute between the U.S. and China that has seen an escalation in tariffs being levied by both countries will have a major impact on state and local economies, jobs and taxes, experts say, particularly on places that rely heavily on international trade.

Although a precise dollar estimate of the economic impact is hard to compute, what is clear is that what started in March as a one-sided move by President Donald Trump to protect U.S. steel and aluminum industries has mushroomed into a potentially...
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