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Old 10-13-2018, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Chicks View Post
Trump's tariffs have already cost Ford $1B; now it's planning layoffs
Ironically, Ford may have to cut production of some models, potentially reducing U.S. jobs, as a result of China's tit-for-tat tariffs.


Up to 24,000 good jobs going away. Thanks, Donny! MAGA!
Aside from the title, I don't see much in that article that wouldn't be happening if the tariffs weren't in place. The possibly not selling as many Mustangs in China is just speculation. Have to wait and see how that plays out. Most of the Chinese that could afford to buy a new Mustang before the tariffs will still have no problem affording one now.
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Old 10-13-2018, 12:55 PM
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'Can afford to' does not necessarily translate to 'want to.' Tariffs are resented.

And the other shoe, as you noted in your other message, is the domestic price going up due to impacts on material costs. Understand there are other factors, but an increase still is going to hurt.
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