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Tariff response strategies for the US-China trade war

Chatter about US tariffs on China-made goods grew to fever pitch in early 2018, leaving retailers and consumer products companies wondering if the talk was more a bluff than reality. Turns out it wasn’t a bluff. Initial tariffs have already increased dramatically, and more are scheduled to go into effect this year.

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