SFIA Signs on to New Letter to the Ways & Means Committee, Addressing Concern Over Proposed Tariffs

The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) joins 100+ other organizations in expressing concern over the detrimental effects an additional $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese-made products would have on American businesses, workers, consumers and the economy.

Essentially, as tariffs increase, companies will be forced to increase product costs in order to cover the additional tariffs and offset any impact it has on sales. When the cost of basic necessities jump, American consumers will have no choice, but to pay more or abstain from the market; which will, in turn, place a greater strain on the U.S. economy.

A trade war is not an effective way to fix the current situation with China, and it is vital that any actions taken by the U.S. does not intensify or aggravate the current problem at hand.

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