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Amazon Among Firms Working To Counter Trump's Tariff Plans

Published on Jul 23 2018 11:40 AM in Technology tagged: Trending Posts / China / Amazon / Tariffs / trump / Paywall / Trade War

Amazon Among Firms Working To Counter Trump's Tariff Plans

Amazon is among the major U.S. firms working to counter the effect of the Trump administration's trade policies and to head off new tariffs.

Companies are attempting to avoid any confrontation with President Donald Trump but want to exert as much influence as they can to dissuade him from tearing up trade agreements or introducing tariffs on a wide swath of imports.

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer and cloud-computing company, which could be hurt by tariffs on items sold through its website and components for its data centers, is discussing industry-wide advertising campaigns and more extensive government lobbying, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

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