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Trump’s Border-Shutdown Threat Risks Crippling Economic Fallout

  • U.S. auto production would stop in week without Mexican parts
  • Produce shortages for shoppers and another blow to farmers
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U.S. auto production would grind to a halt in a week, while pork producers and dairy farmers would be shut out of their largest export market. Grocery shoppers would quickly face shortages of avocados, tomatoes and other produce or steep price increases as supplies plummet.