Hardwood Flooring – Made in China Tariff Issues

Food for thought: Import tariffs 2018 – What are the problems the tariffs seek to resolve and are they actually effective in resolving those problems? Protection of intellectual property, import/export value imbalance between countries, unfair production advantages and replacement of US manufacturer production and jobs are commonly cited complaints, how do these US gov't import taxes help remedy these issues in balance with their high added costs to US importers, manufacturers and consumers?