Nov 19, Issue #97: Trade War and Nostalgia

As a tea seller who lives in the UK and sells tea out of China for the last 12 years, I have to say this: “Make hay when the sun shine!” “Good things don’t last forever” and as far as world-class chinese teas are concerned, it’ll get harder and harder to come by. We need to appreciate what we have today. The topic of the day – of course – is the US-China trade war. It has the potential to derail and totally destroy this business. Why? Because most of our customers are based in the USA. Significant changes in tariff and international postal tariff would greatly increase the cost of our American consumers, making the business unviable.

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