More Band For Your Buck : Planet Money To understand the Trump administration's approach to trade tariffs, look no further than the humble rubber band.
NPR logo

More Band For Your Buck

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/589594679/590234828" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
More Band For Your Buck

More Band For Your Buck

More Band For Your Buck

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/589594679/590234828" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Trump Administration is making major changes to trade policy, and that is affecting all kinds of U.S. companies.

Usually we hear about these issues as they relate to big industries like steel and aluminum, or in markets for solar panels or washing machines. Today we look at another industry caught up in the debate over global trade: the rubber band business.

Music by Drop Electric. Find us: Twitter/ Facebook.


Subscribe to our show on Apple Podcasts, PocketCasts and NPR One.