U.S. introduces new round of 10% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese imports
U.S. consumers may soon feel the effects of the U.S.-China trade war. On Thursday, August 1, President Trump announced a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese imports set to begin on September 1 as a result of stalled trade talk negotiations. The 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports now extends tariffs on almost all Chinese imports to the U.S., including many consumer products that had not been included in previous tariff increases such as cellular phones, apparel, and footwear.
STR Trade: Tariff Actions Resource Page – Section 301: List 4
NY Times: Trump Says U.S. Will Hit China With More Tariffs
CNN: Trump says he will go ahead with new China tariffs that would hit iPhones and toys
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USDOT grants PortMiami $8.04 million to repair Seaboard Marine Terminal
For the second year in a row, PortMiami has been selected by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to receive grant funding under the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (INFRA). This year’s $8.04 million award will assist PortMiami in its Seaboard Marine Terminal rehabilitation and expansion initiative. PortMiami received $7 million last year for a new gate complex.
Port Strategy: Three US port projects in line for funding
Happy Retirement Jose!
Sending a fond farewell and wishes for a happy retirement to Jose Da Silva, President of Goodway Cargo, a longtime WTDC customer, tenant, and friend. He plans to spend more time with family, on his motorcycle, and practicing martial arts. Sounds like a good plan! You can congratulate Mr. Da Silva by email here.