National Manufacturers Group Applauds Tariff Legislation

TB&P cited CEI on the recent Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act.

The conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute said, “Most importantly, it is at least three orders of magnitude too small to counteract the thousands of new and threatened tariff increases on potentially hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of goods. Its tariff relief is also temporary. And it isn’t really a reduction in trade barriers — it extends a previous round of tariff exemptions that expired in 2012, so it’s more of a return to the status quo ante.”

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