President Trump’s trade war with China may seem oceans away, but it could impact jobs closer to home.
According to an analysis by the research group Brookings Institution, Bladen County ranks among the top 15 counties in the country that could be hurt by Trump’s tariffs. The analysis said counties with small populations will likely see workforce impacts since they often depend on one industry for jobs, like Bladen depends on agriculture.
Residents in the area said the tariffs could affect more than just people with those jobs. It would impact the whole area.
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