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Jim/Bill,

When the President started the trade wars we warned listeners that past history showed they were not good for the country. Here are some facts.

Dave

Here Are The States Where Trump Trade War Is Hammering China Exports
November 16, 2019

New data from the US Commerce Department shows at least 30 states, many of them Trump states, have observed double-digit declines in merchandise exports to China through Sept. of this year.

In Wyoming, which exports chemical products to China, recorded a -80% plunge in shipments in the first nine months. Alabama’s automobile industry reported a -49% fall in shipments, Idoha -46%, Washington -45%, Aaraknsa -44%, Florida -40%, and Texas -39%. Merchandise exports to China as a whole slumped 15% to $78.8 billion during the period.

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