Your View: Trade with the USA
'I wish the Uk could trade more with the USA'
James A Marples
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I have family in Sheffield with ancestry tracing back to the nearby area of Baslow, Derbyshire, for over five centuries.Â I read The Star's numerous articles about the European Union, about Brexit, and the quibbling.Â I'd like to offer a constructive suggestion and I'd like readers to 'hear me out' before heckling.
I wish the UK could trade more with the USA.Â I also wish that Sheffield would become a 'sister city' to my city of Longview, Texas, which is known worldwide for the production of chemicals and related products.Â Before anyone hollers the "T" words: 'Trump' and 'Tariffs', I'd remind readers that nobody, nobody, is president forever. Furthermore, 'sister city' status could enable any potential tariff to be waived, so that is a false premise made by excuse-makers.Â Sheffield has nothing to lose by making overtures to officials in the city of Longview, Texas, USA.Â I'd urge someone to take the first step and make it happen.