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Tarriffs, trade war could make U.S. automakers less competitive, trade association spokeswoman says

The Trump administration's ongoing tariffs and trade war could make U.S. automakers less competitive in the global market, a spokeswoman for a Washington, D.C.-based trade association and lobbying group said during a recent interview.

Washington, D.C.-Arlington area has 21st lowest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Washington, D.C.-Arlington area was more than 10,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 348-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report 2.4 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by grocery and related products wholesalers in January 2019 were $54.8 billion, an increase of 2.4 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers report 1.1 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers in January 2019 were $12.3 billion, an increase of 1.1 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 11.2 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in January 2019 were $7.9 billion, an increase of 11.2 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report 0.6 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in January 2019 were $11.1 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report 1.8 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in January 2019 were $13.3 billion, an increase of 1.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report 3.3 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in January 2019 were $39.8 billion, an increase of 3.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report 2.8 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in January 2019 were $51.3 billion, an increase of 2.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Miscellaneous nondurable goods wholesalers report 1.8 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by miscellaneous nondurable goods wholesalers in January 2019 were $21.2 billion, an increase of 1.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 0.8 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in January 2019 were $42.6 billion, an increase of 0.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Farm product raw materials wholesalers report 2.7 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by farm product raw materials wholesalers in January 2019 were $15.5 billion, an increase of 2.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers report 4.6 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by grugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers in January 2019 were $59.5 billion, an increase of 4.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers report 4.6 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers in January 2019 were $54.9 billion, an increase of 4.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report 1.8 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in January 2019 were $12.1 billion, an increase of 1.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers report 13.7 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers in January 2019 were $16.4 billion, an increase of 13.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paper and paper products wholesalers report 1.3 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by paper and paper products wholesalers in January 2019 were $8.2 billion, an increase of 1.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report 12.9 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in January 2019 were $40.2 billion, an increase of 12.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report 11 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in January 2019 were $13.7 billion, an increase of 11 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers report 1 percent increase in year-over-year January sales

Sales by miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers in January 2019 were $19.8 billion, an increase of 1 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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