Washington is home to numerous retailers that rely on a global supply chains to source their products and reach global customers through e-commerce. Tariffs on their goods, such as footwear, clothing and other consumer goods artificially inflate prices – sometimes as much as 60% percent – while providing no benefit to U.S. consumers. In addition, barriers to e-commerce limit the ability of our businesses – especially small businesses – to access global markets. Taking steps to streamline customs above and beyond the just-implemented WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, raising the de minimis threshold, and freeing up cross-border data flows will break open new opportunities for retailers. Read more on our factsheet.