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SEDCOR Economic Business Forum Lunch
December 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Navigating Trade, Tariffs, and Turbulence where We Are and What’s Coming
Scott Goddin, Director of U.S. Commercial Service – Oregon U.S. Department of Commerce/ITA
David Lane, Agricultural Development / Marketing Manager Oregon Department of Agriculture
The Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and a broad application on Chinese products have impacted U.S. supply chains, intermediate and final consumers. Retaliatory tariffs by our trading partners have affected U.S. exports of both agricultural and manufactured products. This discussion will cover how we got here, anticipated next steps, mitigation strategies and effects on Oregon Commodities.