Tariff Tracker: More Tariffs, Please

Tariff Tracker: More Tariffs, Please

As the trade war between the US and China heats up, the Trump administration is readying its next salvo: a 10% tariff rate on $200 billion worth of products, including plasticware. Who are some of the winners and losers in this latest round of import taxes?

  Consumer Goods      Freedonia Focus      Plastics & Other Polymers      Tariffs    

Tariff Tracker: Will US Raw Materials Tariffs Give Prospective Fence Buyers Pause?

Tariff Tracker: Will US Raw Materials Tariffs Give Prospective Fence Buyers Pause?

Several of the most popular fencing materials in the US are subject to new tariffs of more than 20%. How will this affect demand for fencing going forward?


Tariff Tracker: US-China Automobile Tariffs Causing Global Trouble

Tariff Tracker: US-China Automobile Tariffs Causing Global Trouble

For European automotive manufacturers, the trade dispute between the US and China has benefits and pitfalls. Check out a few of the reasons why.

  Automotive & Transport      Industry Studies      Machinery & Equipment      Tariffs    

Tariff Tracker: Tech Leader Cree Sees Hardship Ahead with Chinese Component Duties

Tariff Tracker: Tech Leader Cree Sees Hardship Ahead with Chinese Component Duties

One ostensible goal of the Trump administration’s trade war with China is to boost domestic manufacturing and limit US consumption of lower cost Chinese goods. So why are some manufacturers pushing back? Here's one Freedonia analyst's take.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Machinery & Equipment      Tariffs    

3 Keys to Understanding Trade Data & Its Applications

3 Keys to Understanding Trade Data & Its Applications

Deciphering trade data is tricky at the best of times. Now, with several major world powers embroiled in a contentious trade war, understanding the global trade climate might be more confusing than ever. For more clarity, check out these 3 keys to finding and using trade data.

  Custom Research      Industry Studies      Tariffs    

Tariff Tracker: New NAFTA Preliminary Deal Does Little to Quell Auto Market Uncertainty

Tariff Tracker: New NAFTA Preliminary Deal Does Little to Quell Auto Market Uncertainty

A renegotiation of NAFTA brokered between the US and Mexico seems to have forgotten one very important element - Canada. With all three countries required to sign off on any changes to the trade agreement, is this deal already doomed?

  Automotive & Transport      Industry Studies      Tariffs    

Tariff Tracker: Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs Impact Windows & Doors Industry

Tariff Tracker: Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs Impact Windows & Doors Industry

In July, the Canadian government retaliated against the Trump administration's initial steel and aluminum tariffs with a slew of its own new taxes on US-produced steel and aluminum products. Now, manufacturers and consumers alike in both countries are suffering the consequences.


Tariff Tracker: Supply Chain Shell Game

Tariff Tracker:  Supply Chain Shell Game

The Trump administration's tariffs stand to negatively impact the bottom lines of numerous companies large and small. Find out how some multinational corporations are seeking to mitigate the consequences of these new import taxes through strategic use of supply chains.

  Freedonia Focus      Industry Studies      Tariffs    

Tariff Tracker: With Latest Round, Foamed Plastic Market Slowdown?

Tariff Tracker: With Latest Round, Foamed Plastic Market Slowdown?

The Trump administration's latest round of 25% tariffs on Chinese imports will hit the foamed plastic insulation market particularly hard. With prices set to rise, are other types of insulation next?


Tariff Tracker: US HVAC Industry Hit Hard by Trump Tariffs

Tariff Tracker:  US HVAC Industry Hit Hard by Trump Tariffs

Tariffs on steel and aluminum paired with tariffs on industrial heating equipment and industrial furnaces have led to a big problem for the US HVAC industry. How will HVAC manufacturers respond?

  Industry Studies      Machinery & Equipment      Tariffs