The Chinese tariff fight could blow up America’s Fourth of July fireworks tradition

President Donald Trump has generated all sorts of political fireworks in his trade dispute with China, but another round of tariffs could snuff out real fireworks in the process.

Fireworks industry members, who rely deeply on China’s pyrotechnic products, are worried possible tariffs would explode the bottom line for many businesses and darken skies. The 25% tariffs that Trump has threatened would hurt the industry’s many family-owned businesses, they say, as well as small towns and nonprofits that use firework displays as fundraisers.

‘We’re concerned the heartland of America will be most affected in terms of their skies being dark on Independence Day.

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