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White House: March 1 is ‘Hard Deadline’ as China-U.S. Trade Talks Continue

For the last two days, high-ranking officials from the United States and China have engaged in intense and productive negotiations over the economic relationship between our two countries and while progress has been made, President Trump made clear that March 1st is a hard deadline. “President Donald J. Trump has reiterated that the 90-day process agreed to in Buenos Aires ...

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Rep Duffy Introduces Massive Tariff Bill– Making Trade Competition ‘Fair’ |

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Steve Duffy is introducing a bill which he believes will help the economy by making tariffs reciprocal between countries that want to do business with the U.S. Thursday, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. The legislation would make it so that other countries, such as China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan and others would be forced to pay ...

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Trump Credits Tariffs For Slowing Chinese Economy, Encourages Them To Make ‘Real Deal’ On Trade

President Donald Trump credited his tariff policy as the reason for China’s slumping economy and is pressuring them to quit “playing around” and reach a final deal on trade. China posts slowest economic numbers since 1990 due to U.S. trade tensions and new policies. Makes so much sense for China to finally do a Real Deal, and stop playing around! ...

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China’s Economy Hits A Low Not Seen Since 1990 Amid Tarrif Fight With Trump

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China’s economy slowed dramatically during 2018, dropping to its lowest point in nearly 30 years as the communist country continues battling a prolonged tariff fight against U.S. President Donald Trump. The 6.6 percent growth rate reported Monday is the slowest annual pace China has recorded since 1990. The downturn deepened in the final months of 2018, suggesting the Trump administration’s ...

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China’s Top Economic Official Is Coming To The US In Hopes Of Ending Trump’s Tariff War

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is officially set to visit the United States to help negotiate an end to the long-lasting trade war between both countries. Liu has accepted an invitation to visit Washington, D.C., on January 30 and 31, where he will speak with both U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. As China’s top economic ...

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US Steel Prices Dip Below Pre-Tariff Levels

The price of steel in the United States has fallen below levels prior to President Donald Trump’s announcement of a 25 percent tariff on imported steel in March 2018, according to benchmark prices compiled by S&P Global Platts. The price of steel jumped considerably after Trump announced the tariffs, rising to a peak of $920 per ton in July. Since ...

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Steelworker Union President Calls Trump’s Tariffs The ‘Shot In the Arm’ That The Industry Needed

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The president of a steelworker union praised President Donald Trump’s tariff initiative, on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday, and called it the “shot in the arm” the steel industry needed. “The president’s probably been the biggest supporter of steel that we’ve had in many decades,” said Mark Glyptis of United Steelworkers Local 2911. “When he imposed the tariffs — when President Trump ...

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Study Shows Trump’s Aluminum and Steel Tariffs Are Working

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Today, in a presentation at the National Press Club of Washington, the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) in conjunction with Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) and the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), addressed the economic effects of President Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs. As part of this presentation, EPI released a new economic study on the ...

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Trump effect: Factory orders climb despite media hyperventilating about tariffs

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Orders at U.S. factories for durable goods rose in June despite constant media reports fretting over President Donald Trump’s negotiating tactics on trade. The Commerce Department reported Thursday that durable goods – items meant to last at least three years, like appliances – rose 1 percent in June. Excluding transportation manufacturers, orders were up 0.4%, the fifth straight monthly gain. ...

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Trump administration sets stiff tariffs on Taiwanese steel products in anti-dumping action

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of forged steel fittings from Taiwan. Commerce determined that exporters from Taiwan have sold forged steel fittings in the United States at less than half of fair value. As a result of the decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border ...

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Stocks React as Trump Threatens Tariffs on All Chinese Imports

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Stock market index futures initially dropped in early Friday trading after President Donald Trump issued another threat to China over its unfair trade practices. The markets initially reacted to the president’s comments in a CNBC interview that aired Friday morning. Trump said he’s “ready to go” on tariffs against all Chinese imports worth over $500 billion. Dow futures dropped to ...

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Canada fires another shot at United States manufacturers; pushes toward trade war

After decades of unfair treatment of U.S. businesses who export to Canada, the Great White North has escalated fears of a trade war by levying more tariffs against U.S. manufacturers. For Canada, tariffs of 10 percent are being imposed on about $12.5 billion worth of U.S. products. Starting Sunday, a wide range of U.S. staples were hit, including chocolate, ketchup, ...

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Harley Davidson threatens to move production outside USA, but .. they already have

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In response to unfair European Union tariffs on its motorcycles, Harley-Davidson says it will move some production out of the United States to avoid the stiff fees. But, a huge portion of their production is already on foreign soil. “Harley-Davidson maintains a strong commitment to U.S.-based manufacturing which is valued by riders globally,” the company said. “Increasing international production to ...

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