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Article Date: September 2019
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List 4 Tariffs Keep Retail Imports High

July retail imports exceeded estimates, coming in at 1.96 million TEU, up 2.9% year-over-year, as retailers bring in as much merchandise as they can before each new round of tariffs takes effect and drives up prices. Hackett Associates, which produces the NRF’s monthly Global Port Tracker, said imports are likely to surge again in advance of the Dec. 15 imposition of List 4b tariffs. ... Log in to view full article.


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