Maine lobster exports plunge 84% since 2018 tariffs

It’s been 11 months since the first round of Chinese tariffs were announced and the Maine International Trade Center now released tangible numbers on the impact.

President Wade Merritt says through the first quarter of the year Maine’s exports to China were down 51% and that’s not including Monday’s announcement by China, retaliating with even more tariffs on 60 billion dollars worth of U.S. goods.

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