Numlock News: August 26, 2019 • Hybrids, Rhi…

By Walt Hickey Welcome back! The back-to-school sale for paid subscriptions to Numlock continues, with 30% off for your first 12 months. Lobster New tariffs have jeopardized a once symbiotic trade between Maine lobstermen and Chinese palates that love those crustaceans. America exported 2.2 million pounds of lobster to China through June for $19 million, down from about 12 million pounds over the same period of 2018. The big winner? Canada, which is right next to Maine and catches those same lobsters. Through June, Canadian lobster exports to China hit 33 million pounds, which is about the entire weight exported in the whole of 2018. The value of that export was nearly $200 million (USD), meanwhile the American export is

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