Why Mexico won't pay for Trump's wall - NZIER Insight 68

February 3, 2017
President Trump's plan to "make Mexico pay" for his border wall by potentially imposing a 20% tariff on all US imports from Mexico ignores basic economics. US households - and particularly low- to middle-class households - will end up bearing the brunt of these tariffs, and both the US and Mexican economies will suffer. Ironically, the very families that voted for Trump are likely to be most negatively affected.
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