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How Steel And Aluminium Tariffs Could Impact Businesses In Mass.14:24
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An employee looks on from behind coils of steel at the ArcelorMittal Steel's hot dip galvanizing line in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. (Mark Duncan/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
An employee looks on from behind coils of steel at the ArcelorMittal Steel's hot dip galvanizing line in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. (Mark Duncan/AP)

President Trump has proposed new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, with penalties of 25 percent on imported steel and of 10 percent on aluminum.

We hear from two local businesses about the potential effects of the tariffs.

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Sam Blatchford, president of American Steel and Aluminum LLC, which has offices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. It is owned by the Quebec-based Nova Steel Group.

Rick Maher, chief commercial officer for Lord Hobo Brewing Company, which tweets @lordhobobrewing.

Evan Horowitz, Boston Globe "Quick Study Columnist." He tweets @globehorowitz.

This segment aired on March 7, 2018.

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