Now think in this scenario. The economy is going to be flat, just what it is now, but imports and exports tariffs are going to increased 30% all imported goods made outside USA. Exported goods are going to pay 10% in tariffs additionally. Make your recommendations to your firm in term of prices, costs, investments, labor, strategy against your competitors and decisions to take..
To address the last 2 questions, you need first to address the particular situation of your firm in regards the prices, costs, margins, expenses and investments. Some firms produce outside USA some not, be aware that this condition can change your answer; also, some firms import raw materials, some other not. Be sure you understand the way the firm operates in order to address the questions. The competitors conditions is also an important factor in your answers, be sure you address how the competitors are affecting your firm, in terms of prices, quality of products, places where they operate and brand power.