Manufacturing CEOs are feeling quite a bit better about President Trump’s trade-negotiating tactics in the wake of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. In particular, the U.S. auto industry should be happy.
Manufacturing CEOs like the fact that a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) appears near, but are keen on ensuring that any new trade alliance also include Canada.
Our monthly poll of nearly 300 U.S. CEOs found their outlook and confidence in future business conditions at a low for the year as the global trade war looms large.
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While trade wars and tariffs continue to make headlines, Snap-on Tools CEO Nick Pinchuk told Chief Executive that U.S. manufacturers are used to a shifting playing field.
Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump’s attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.
Trump’s trade tactics are distressing many CEOs in the global economy, including Dan Sandberg, CEO of Brembo North America, the U.S. arm of one of the world’s leading automotive-brake suppliers.
CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.