What an iPhone could cost in Trump’s America. President-elect Donald Trump's views on China and economic policies could lead to a big increase in the price of Apple products.
Find out why, and by how much. (Jhaan Elker/The Washington Post) President-elect Donald Trump's views on China and economic policies could lead to a big increase in the price of Apple products. Find out why, and by how much. Donald Trump's trade issues with China and economic policies could lead to a big increase in the price of Apple products. Businesses and policymakers are bracing for what could happen under President-elect Donald Trump's trade agenda.
Apple has operations all around the world. Imposing a tariff on imports would mean increasing the cost for companies to bring goods to U.S. shores. “If he institutes a 35-percent penal tariff on every export from China, then most of what you buy at Walmart is 35 percent more expensive,” said Roger Entner, a wireless analyst at Recon Analytics. China could strike back How else this could play out business true. What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money? Daniel Straub remembers the night he got hooked on basic income. He had invited Götz Werner, a billionaire owner of a German drugstore chain, to give an independent talk in Zurich, where Straub was working as a project manager for a think tank. On Invincible Ignorance. Remember Paul Ryan?
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