“Simply put, the cost of imposing tariffs on gantry cranes poses a significant risk to continued economic growth for the communities of Virginia and beyond as well as the national economy by threatening a major East Coast port project. Putting a 25% duty on these high-cost, low tech pieces of equipment would do nothing to address China’s egregious violations of intellectual property and forced technology transfers. Nor would it address its “Made in China 2025” policy, especially since the cranes – while important to the project – are low tech. It would also run counter to the President’s important strategic objective of “Building a Stronger America” to modernize and improve its national infrastructure.”