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Apple Boosts Production In Texas After Trump Exempts Company From Some Import Tariffs

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Apple will begin producing the new wave of Mac desktop computers in Texas days after the Trump administration exempted the tech company from being subject to brutal tariffs. Most of Apple’s products are assembled in China and are facing tariff threats. The company received exceptions Friday that enable it to import parts without paying import tariffs. The new Mac Pro models include ...

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Tariffs And Small Government Are Not Opposed To One Another, In Fact, They Have Always Gone Together

George Washington. Thomas Jefferson. Abraham Lincoln. Theodore Roosevelt. When you hear their names what comes to mind? The White House? Possibly. Mount Rushmore? Probably. How blasé. What ought to come to mind are tariffs. Yes, tariffs. Despite the mainstream media’s copious efforts to cast President Trump and those who support tariffs as economically illiterate at best — and as wannabe-Stalinists ...

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Winning the Trade War: China Backs Off Tariffs on U.S. Farm Products

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President Donald Trump can claim victory in the latest round of the battle for fair trade with China as Beijing has announced that it will remove tariffs on U.S. Agricultural products without requiring any reciprocal moves from the Trump administration. China’s Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council announced Friday that it will postpone tariffs on U.S. pork and soybean ...

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Winning: China to Meet with U.S. Officials in D.C. for Trade Talks

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U.S. and Chinese officials reportedly agreed to schedule trade talks in early October amid an escalating tariff war between the two countries. (Related: Trump is Winning the Trade War with China) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He agreed to open talks during a phone call, The Washington Post reported Thursday, citing China’s ...

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‘We Don’t Want To Be Servants To The Chinese!’: Trump’s New Tariffs Against China Take Effect

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The U.S. imposed a 15% tariff Sunday on Chinese imports valued at $111 billion including tools, apparel, footwear and electronics, The Wall Street Journal reported. A second 15% tariff on $156 billion worth of Chinese smartphones, laptops, toys, video games, among other things, will be implemented on Dec. 15, according to WSJ. “Tariffs will not impact American consumers that much ...

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Trump Says Apple’s Tim Cook Makes A ‘Compelling’ Case Against Tariffs On Tech Products

President Donald Trump said Sunday that Apple CEO Tim Cook told him that paying economic tariffs would make it difficult for his company to compete with the likes of Samsung. He made a “very compelling argument” argument, the president said, referring to comments Cook made during a meeting with Trump. The Trump administration delayed for 3 months tariffs on China ...

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Trump Slaps China with Tariffs on Another $300 Billion in Goods

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Pointing to China’s repeated failures to live up to previous agreements, President Donald Trump today said that he would add a 10% tariff on the remainder of Chinese imports. ” We thought we had a deal with China three months ago, but sadly, China decided to re-negotiate the deal prior to signing,” Trump tweeted Thursday. “More recently, China agreed to ...

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Trump Denies Apple’s Request To Be Exempted From Tariffs On Chinese-Made Goods

President Donald Trump said Friday on Twitter that Apple will “not be given Tariff wavers” for product parts made in China. “Apple will not be given Tariff wavers, or relief, for Mac Pro parts that are made in China. Make them in the USA, no Tariffs!” the president wrote. Apple will not be given Tariff waiver, or relief, for Mac ...

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Trump Effect: More Than 50 Companies — Including Apple — Rush To Pull Production Out Of China

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More than 50 global companies including Apple, Nintendo and Dell are rushing to pull production out of China amid the country’s trade war with the United States. U.S., Japanese, Taiwanese and even Chinese manufacturers are moving out of the country in fear of a prolonged trade conflict, including those who make personal computers, smartphones and other electronics, Nikkei Asian Review ...

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Trump Touts Effect Of US Tariffs On China

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President Donald Trump touted the effects of his tariffs on China Monday morning as the country’s economic growth dropped to its lowest point in 26 years. “China’s [second] Quarter growth is the slowest it has been in more than 27 years. The United States Tariffs are having a major effect on companies wanting to leave China for non-tariffed countries. Thousands ...

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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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