Some U.S. manufacturers are still benefiting from Trump-era tariffs

Jun 16, 2023
The Biden administration hasn’t removed Trump’s tariffs on steel or aluminum — to the benefit of some U.S. manufacturers.
"Everyone kind of expected when President Biden came into office that that the China tariffs would go away," said customs broker Gretchen Blough. "But everything's still in place."
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This customs broker is on the front line of the trade war

Jun 27, 2019
Gretchen Blough is reminded of her family's struggles working in American steel.
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Customs brokers work with U.S. ports to help importers get their shipments.
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Brexiters say smooth post-Brexit trade with the EU is possible

Sep 20, 2018
Brexiters say the port of Felixstowe shows the country can manage post Brexit.
Gantry cranes unload containers on the dockside in Felixstowe.
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Giant African snails seized at Los Angeles airport

Jul 14, 2014
Customs officials seized a live shipment of the animals which can carry disease.