August 3, 2018

In His Own Words: Ripple Effects of Tariffs

Pecan farm owner Dick Walden says trade conflicts are already affecting his company.

Tariffs imposed by the Trump administration are already having an effect on the Farmers Investment Company, which operates a pecan farm in Sahuarita and exports about half of its products internationally. Company president Dick Walden told Arizona Public Media how more of his inventory is in cold storage because of retaliatory Chinese tariffs on American tree nuts. In his own words, Walden described the ripple effect ongoing trade conflicts could have on his 300 employees and his community.

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