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Villamil Quoted in Sun-Sentinel Article: Nervous South Florida Industries Await Tariff War Fallout

In an article by David Lyons published in Sun-Sentinel, Tony Villamil, a longtime economist who heads The Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG), said he is concerned “on a number of fronts,” including trade, tourism, construction and new investment.  He also added “We need open markets….”if you look at all of the aspects of the Florida Economy, 25 percent of our labor force depends on global markets. The real estate and construction industries — key drivers of the region’s economy — are experiencing pricing pressure on the materials used to build residential and commercial projects.  Read full article.

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