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NRF: Retail Imports Remain at Near-Record Levels Despite Tariffs

August 9, 2019


“Even with virtually everything American imports from China soon to be subject to tariffs, it isn’t quick or easy for retailers to change their supply chains,” Jonathan Gold, NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy, said.

“That means American families are ultimately going to pay more for goods they can’t do without. And even if sourcing eventually shifts away from China, it will simply come from other countries. It’s time to stop punishing American businesses, workers and families for China’s wrongdoing.”

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