Florida would be relatively unscathed by trade war with Mexico, study finds

Donald Trump on Super Tuesday. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post)

Donald Trump on Super Tuesday. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post)

Amid President Donald Trump’s vows to build a border wall and tear down NAFTA, many are bracing for a trade war with Mexico.

How would Florida’s economy fare in that scenario? Comparatively well, according to an analysis by WalletHub. Its state-by-state ranking puts Florida at 36th among regional effects of trade disruptions, just behind Hawaii and just ahead of North Dakota.

Intriguingly, three states that helped sweep Trump into the White House stand to lose the most: Texas, Arizona and Michigan could see the biggest consequences from a shift in trade policy, WalletHub says.

Here’s how WalletHub ranks the states:

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