President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, western Japan. (Susan Walsh/AP) Nathan Jeppson, the chief executive of Northwest Hardwoods, this summer cancelled a $1.8 million order for new forklifts. He shuttered a pair of saw mills in Virginia and Washington and laid off 130 workers, all because of fallout from President Trump’s trade war with China. The company’s sales to China cratered after Beijing last year imposed tariffs on American red oak and other hardwoods in retaliation for the president’s import taxes on Chinese products. As lumber that would have gone into Chinese furniture or homes stayed in the U.S., the resulting glut drove domestic prices into a double-digit decline, further battering the company’s bottom line. “Roughly 25 to 30 percent of our revenues have disappeared,” said Jeppson. “It’s been devastating.” In Washington this […]