WA100 2020: Tense times: the tariff effect

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How are tariffs impacting architects and what does the future hold? David Blackman reports

Tariffs are a mounting source of concern for the world’s biggest architectural practices. 

Exactly a third of respondents to the WA100 survey report that trade tariffs have led to a decline in work prospects in the UK during the past year. This is even more marked than in China and North America, the focus of the most significant current trade tensions, where the figures are 31% and 27% respectively.  

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