The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay after the Senate approved a “motion to instruct” related to congressional approval of national-security designated tariffs.
The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French after the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a list of $200 billion of Chinese imports to be subject to new tariffs.
Driven by increasing consumer demand and rising retail sales, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to set a new record this month even though new tariffs on goods from China just took effect, according to the Global Port Tracker from NRF and Hackett Associates.
Retail industry employment in June increased by 50,200 jobs unadjusted over the same time last year despite a seasonally adjusted drop from May of 25,800, according to NRF. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay after the Trump administration announced it will issue tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports.
The National Retail Federation along with more than 100 other associations ranging from retailers, manufacturers, farmers, agribusinesses, technology companies and other supply chain stakeholders today submitted comments to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
Imports at the nation's major retail container ports are expected to grow steadily throughout the summer despite the prospect of heavy tariffs on goods from China, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.