Feds: N.E. economy continues to expand at moderate pace, manufacturers affected by trade war

THE FED'S Beige Book for economic activity from April through mid-May said activity in New England continued to expand at a moderate pace, but noted that local manufacturers had cited tariffs and China as having impacts on their businesses. / COURTESY FEDERAL RESERVE
THE FED'S Beige Book for economic activity from April through mid-May said activity in New England continued to expand at a moderate pace, but noted that local manufacturers had cited tariffs and China as having impacts on their businesses. / COURTESY FEDERAL RESERVE
PROVIDENCE – The New England economy continued to expand at a moderate pace from April through mid-May, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released Wednesday. The report noted that manufacturers in New England cited mixed results despite the economic expansion, citing tariffs and the trade war as having a depressive effect on the industry.…

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