NAM warns producers of trade issues, higher taxes

Sep 14, 2012 | 01:57 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  Ned Monroe, steel, National Association of Manufacturers, American Wire Producers Association, John Hermann, Kelley Drye & Warren, Catherine Ngai

WASHINGTON — Trade issues and potential tax hikes are two areas where manufacturers should be increasingly wary in light of the upcoming presidential election.

With buyers joining the sidelines and demand slowing in the second half of the year due to uncertain economic conditions, Ned Munroe, senior vice president of external communications at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), said an added risk for steelmakers and manufacturers is the number of tax increases set for....

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