More American companies are reporting negative impacts fromtariffs, especially among goods producers, while also seeingpersistent difficulties in hiring for high-skill positions.

The share citing negative impacts from recent tariffs rose to 35percent in October, from 28 percent in July, though almostone-third of respondents report there's been no impact, accordingto a National Association for Business Economics (NABE) surveyreleased Monday. Among goods producers, two-thirds say tariffs havehurt their business conditions, down from more than three-quartersin July, according to the survey of 101 members from Sept. 26 toOct. 14.

"After more than a year since the U.S. first imposed new tariffson its trading partners, higher tariffs are disrupting businessconditions, especially in the goods-producing sector," NABEPresident Constance Hunter said in a report on the group's businessconditions survey.

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