• Trade war tariffs hit Albany, upstate ports

    8 days ago - By Times Union

    Albany
    Workers at the Port of Albany this month carefully lowered six shrink-wrapped subway cars that will eventually carry commuters in metropolitan Boston. Shipped from China on a freighter, these cars now are squarely in the cross-hairs of an escalating trade war that those Beantown riders might end up paying for.
    Tariffs ordered by President Donald Trump this summer now apply to the rail cars, and to hundreds more that are expected to come through Albany in coming years, as part of a massive contract between a Chinese rail company and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation...
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