He said grain exports from Milwaukee are way down. 80,000 tons have been exported this year. In a normal year, Milwaukee can export two or three times that amount. But Fleming said steel imports keep sailing in despite U.S. tariffs.
The effects are not pretty. Factory output is down nationally, and manufacturing employment has declined in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — states that were crucial to Trump’s 2016 victory. A study for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta calculated that the tariffs and trade friction “subtracted about 40,000 jobs per month from non-farm payrolls and about $259 billion in sales over the first half of the year.”
Rubio Demands Action Against China (others) for Messing With New Global Order and Profits
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U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts.
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Is China Building a “Police State” or Countering Western-sponsored Terrorism? | New Eastern Outlook
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Time to get real about China’s 25 million Muslims. China Rising Radio Sinoland 180827 – CHINA RISING
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China is expected to continue its strong progress toward eliminating extreme poverty, the World Ba
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