X
Breaking

Dozens of manufacturers are testifying in Washington about how Trump's trade war with China could affect them. Here's what they're saying.

Business Insider | Jun 25, 2019, 05.32PM IST

Trump carrier factory brightened

Mike Segar/Reuters

President Donald Trump at a Carrier factory in Indiana.

  • Hundreds of company and industry representatives descended on Washington this month to testify about proposed escalations in the yearlong US-China trade war.
  • Many manufacturing representatives warned during the first two days of hearings that plans to target another $300 billion worth of imports from China would lead to higher costs for Americans and threaten US jobs.
  • Here's what they told the Trump administration, according to US Trade Representative transcripts.
  • Visit Markets Insider's homepage for more stories.

Hundreds of company and industry representatives descended on Washington this month to testify about proposed escalations in the yearlong US-China trade war, which President Donald Trump has suggested could take effect soon after an expected meeting between the two countries at the end of the week.

Speaking before US trade officials, a large number of manufacturing representatives warned during the first two days of hearings that plans to target another $300 billion worth of imports from China would lead to higher costs for Americans and threaten US jobs.

The hearings were set to last seven days, with witnesses allowed to speak for five minutes each. Here's what they told the Trump administration, according to US Trade Representative transcripts.

Add Comment
Keep scrolling for next story

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Loading next story
Copyright © 2015 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
All rights reserved.