Moulton, Ferrante: Trade war hurting lobstermen

In Boston, state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante of Gloucester pushed for a hearing in Gloucester by a joint committee of the Massachusetts Legislature on the Trump administration’s trade policies with China “and its effects on the Massachusetts lobster industry and corresponding ports.”

In a letter to the leadership of the Joint Committee on Export Development, Ferrante said the 32% tariffs levied on U.S. lobsters headed for China have hurt Bay State lobster harvesters and processors, with the damage stretching to other sectors of the state’s seafood economy.

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