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Business Roundtable: Trade the most worrisome economic issue for U.S. companies

June 12, 2019 at 5:04 PM
Leaders of the influential Business Roundtable said this week that trade policy was their biggest economic concern, contending the Trump administration’s use of tariffs on China and other countries had undermined the benefits of tax reform for U.S. consumers. BRT Chairman Jamie Dimon told reporters on Wednesday that “trade going south” was the biggest economic concern businesses faced today. Tom Linebarger, CEO of Cummins Inc. and chairman of the group’s international trade committee, added that “trade is the scariest area."...


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