Tariff

JHI on the Issues 2016: Would a Tariff With Mexico Bring Back Jobs?

JHI on the Issues 2016: Would a Tariff With Mexico Bring Back Jobs?

Adding a 35 percent tariff on imports would raise the price of consumer goods for average Americans and would probably lower overall consumption, as well as the American standard of living.  Further, the decrease in manufacturing employment is a global phenomenon present in other countries from Europe to Asia.