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President Trump orders additional $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports

In response to China’s unwillingness to grant fair access to its markets for U.S. goods and forced turnover of American technology, President Donald Trump ordered the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to identify additional Chinese imports that will have a duty placed on them. “China has determined that it will raise tariffs on $50 billion worth of United States exports. China ...

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Here’s why Trump’s announcement of 25% tariff on Chinese goods won’t end in trade war

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President Donald Trump announced Friday that his administration would levy tariffs against China in response to decades of unfair trade practices and theft of American intellectual property. China has threatened retaliation, but there is little chance for a full-blown trade war. “Trade between our nations, however, has been very unfair, for a very long time,” the president said in a ...

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Pipe Producers Challenge Claims That Steel Tariffs Will Harm Pipeline Industry

The American Line Pipe Producers Association (ALPPA), a domestic coalition of large diameter line pipe producers, vigorously challenges recent claims that U.S. pipeline developers are unable to source large diameter welded pipe (LDWP) for their projects domestically and that steel Section 232 tariffs imposed by President Trump are placing U.S. pipeline projects in jeopardy due to cost. First, there is ...

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Canada, Mexico, EU will miss out on America’s red-hot economy as they push trade restrictions

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America’s closest trading partners are in danger of becoming former close trading partners at a time when the American economy is booming and trade revenues are set to skyrocket. Mexico threatened to punish U.S. hog farmers this week with a punitive tariff on some of their products. In reality, the measure will just make pork legs more expensive for the ...

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China Warns The US Will Not See Any Changes On Trade If Trump Pushes Ahead With Tariffs

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  by Ryan Pickrell China will not yield any ground or make any concessions on trade if the U.S. decides to implement President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs, a Chinese statement carried by state media suggested Sunday. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross arrived in Beijing Saturday for trade negotiations amid rising tensions between the U.S. and China. The Chinese delegation issued ...

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Trump’s Tariffs At Work: Solar Company Plans New Factory In Georgia

  by Jason Hopkins A foreign solar panel company is building a manufacturing facility in the U.S., marking the latest boost in the industry since President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on imported solar equipment. The White House’s recently enacted tariffs on solar panels appear to be working. Hanwha Q Cells Korea Corporation — a Korea-based manufacturer of photovoltaic materials — will be opening ...

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Trump slaps EU, Canada, Mexico with Aluminum tariffs, Steel restrictions

The Trump administration has worked for months to come to agreements to limit the dumping of aluminum and steel into the United States. While the U.S. has reached satisfactory trade agreements with a few nations on aluminum and steel imports, most will be hit with severe tariffs and restrictions beginning at Midnight Thursday night ending a 2-month exemption for those ...

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Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States [Full Text]

On January 19, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effect of imports of aluminum articles on the national security of the United States under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1862). In Proclamation 9704 of March 8, 2018 (Adjusting Imports of Aluminum Into the United ...

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President Trump Confronts China’s Unfair Trade Policies

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From now on, we expect trading relationships to be fair and to be reciprocal. – President Donald J. Trump President Donald Trump is continuing to stand up for American interests by taking long-overdue actions that address China’s unfair trade practices. In January 2018, the president announced his decision to provide safeguard relief to United States manufacturers injured by surging imports ...

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Trump To Hit China With Billions Of Dollars In Trade Penalties, White House Reveals

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  by Ryan Pickrell The Trump administration revealed Tuesday that it still intends to crack down on unfair Chinese trade practices, including the theft of American intellectual property, despite cooling trade tensions. To protect the so-called “crown jewels” of American technology and defend American interests against “harmful acts, policies, and practices that China uses to acquire our intellectual property,” the ...

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Trump Admin Launches Investigation Into Foreign Car Imports That May Have ‘Eroded’ US Industry

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  by Vandana Rambaran The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will launch a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could result in new U.S. tariffs on vehicles from Europe, Japan, and South Korea. “There is evidence suggesting that, for decades, imports from abroad have eroded our domestic auto industry,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement ...

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EU Leaders Say They’ll Work With Trump To Open Up Markets To US Products

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  by Will Racke Leaders from several European Union countries said Thursday they’re ready to negotiate with Washington on opening up their markets to more U.S. exports in exchange for a blanket exemption on industrial tariffs. At an EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria, leaders settled on several areas where they would be willing accommodate President Donald Trump’s administration, on ...

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What You Need To Know About President Trump’s Response to China’s Unfair Trade Practices

The White House issued a statement Friday morning laying out President Donald Trump’s strategy in dealing with China’s unfair trade practices. From the office of the press secretary: WHAT: President Donald J. Trumps Administration is taking action to address China’s unfair trade practices, including the forced transfer of United States technology and theft of U.S. intellectual property. * The U.S. ...

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