“The USTR’s proposal to impose a 10-25% tariff increase on products from China, as punishment for its Section 301 findings on unfair technology transfer and intellectual property practices, encompasses a number of seafood products that are harvested by Alaska’s fishermen, bought by seafood processors in Alaska for primary processing in Alaska, then shipped to China for secondary processing before returning to the U.S consumer market… The imported seafood products subject to the USTR’s proposal are worth $2.7 billion, of which roughly one-third is sourced from U.S. origin seafood – most of which is from Alaska – and reprocessed in China as described above. A new tariff increase on these products returning to the U.S. from China would impose significant cost burden on Alaska producers and U.S. consumers, reducing the value and limiting the economic potential of Alaska’s sustainable commercial fisheries.”