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Google And Other Big Tech Giants Are Bailing On China As Trump’s Tariffs Take Hold

Google is moving technology out of China as the Silicon Valley company seeks to avoid pain from U.S. tariffs and a hostile Beijing, Bloomberg reported Tuesday night. Google is shifting production of server hardware out of the communist nation and moving motherboards to Taiwan, as the company tries to avert pain from a 25% tariff, the report notes, citing anonymous ...

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Vietnam Says Some Chinese Exporters Are Using Fake ‘Made-In-Vietnam’ Labels To Avoid US Tariffs

Some Chinese exporters are putting fake “Made in Vietnam” stickers to try and avoid the U.S. tariffs, Vietnam alleged on Sunday. Vietnam said in a government statement that they have found dozens of cases where Chinese exports, including textiles, iron, steel, and aluminum, are being illegally transferred to Vietnam where fake stickers are then placed so that China can skirt the recent ...

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Report: Mexico Is Offering Major Concessions To Avoid Trump Tariffs

The Mexican government is reportedly offering a slate of immigration-related concessions to appease the Trump administration as it seeks to prevent the imposition of tariffs on their U.S. exports. Mexican negotiators are offering to deploy thousands of National Guard troops to its border with Guatemala and enact sweeping changes to its asylum laws, moves that are expected to prevent a ...

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Immigration Talks Already Underway As Mexico Rushes To Stave Off Tariff Threat

Top Mexican government officials are in the United States as they attempt to dissuade the Trump administration from following though on tariff threats. A high-level delegation of Mexican officials, including Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard and Economy Minister Graciela Marquez, held a press conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday. Speaking from the Mexican embassy, the two leaders publicly called on the U.S. ...

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Chinese Manufacturing Sinks To 3-Year Low As Trump Tariffs Take Hold

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Chinese manufacturing sunk to a three-year low in February as the U.S. ratcheted up pressure on China over trade issues, according to data released Thursday. The news comes after high-level talks between the U.S. and China last week that resulted in President Donald Trump delaying higher tariffs set to take effect Friday. Thursday’s data was the lowest since March 2016 ...

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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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Trump Optimistic Ahead of Tariff Talks With Chinese Leaders

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President Donald Trump seemed optimistic ahead of an Oval Office meeting with Chinese officials for tariff negotiations ahead of a March 1 deadline in a flurry of tweets Thursday. “Meetings are going well with good intent and spirit on both sides,” he wrote on Twitter Thursday. “China does not want an increase in Tariffs and feels they will do much ...

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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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