The Coalition for a Prosperous America said that U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel imports will add thousands of jobs at domestic producers, offsetting labor losses in other industries, while economic growth will slow by a tiny percentage.

The study is from the nonprofit organization, which has supported the U.S. administration’s skepticism toward free trade.

The group estimates President Donald Trump’s 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% tariffs on aluminum will add about 19,000 jobs, making job losses downstream and in other parts of the economy negligible.

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