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originally posted by: RadioRobert
a reply to: nwtrucker
China was getting around the tariffs and restrictions by dumping steel on Korean third parties (also, through Brazil, notably) who would import it to the States. The quota reduction also reduces any incentive for the Korean steel industry to traffic Chinese steel at the expense of moving their own product.
The tariffs aren't happening in a vacuum.
originally posted by: VforVendettea
Defence contracts are usually required to buy American made goods.
Custom wheel manufacturers and the like might feel a pinch. But if a set of wheelsnalready costs $5,000. are you really going to care that the cost went up to $5,100. Because of the tarriff?