AAPA leader calls for sanctions consideration

President Trump (pictured) has placed a number of tariffs on products since the start of this year, with the imposition of more levies proposed Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has called on United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to “carefully consider” the negative effects of possible trade sanctions on port and other trade-related jobs across the US, including the consequences of probable retaliatory responses from trade allies.

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