09 November 2018
Transportation officials are raising concern that economic tariffs being imposed against other countries by the Trump administration — and retaliatory efforts those nations are enacting in response — could affect the longer-term global trade outlook.
“Retailers have been forecasting a good peak season for containerized imports, so June’s numbers weren’t surprising,” Port of Oakland Maritime Director John Driscoll said in a statement. “But there’s uncertainty over the international trade picture, so we’re taking a wait-and-see attitude.”
Post written by Dan Ronan