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US Ports Urge Gov’t to Consider Bad Impact of Trade Tariffs

August 24, 2018

In testimony on August 24 before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington, D.C., AAPA will reflect on disadvantages of the recently imposed tariffs, including the effects of likely retaliatory responses.

“The impact of expanding Section 301 tariffs on cargo and equipment moving through American ports would be significant,” Kurt Nagle, AAPA President and CEO, said.

He will testify on behalf of the ports association as part of Panel 38 during the USTR’s Section 301 tariff hearings from August 20 to 27.

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