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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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Trump Threatens China With $100 Billion In Additional Trade Penalties

  by Ryan Pickrell President Donald Trump escalated the trade war with China Thursday with a threat to slap another $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese exports. “In light of China’s unfair retaliation, I have instructed the [United States Trade Representative] to consider whether $100 billion of additional tariffs would be appropriate,” the president said in a statement. Dow futures plummeted in response. In recent ...

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Additional Proposed Section 301 Remedies

The White House released a statement by President Donald Trump announcing an additional $100 billion in tariffs against Chinese goods unless China ceases its unfair policy of forcing American companies to turn over technology in return for trade. From the office of the press secretary: Following a thorough investigation under section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, the United ...

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Trump: We are not in a trade war with China

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. is not in a trade war with China because America lost that war decades ago. “We are not in a trade war with China, that war was lost many years ago by the foolish, or incompetent, people who represented the U.S. Now we have a Trade Deficit of $500 Billion a year, with ...

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Trump’s Trade Tariffs Target Ambitious Chinese Plan To Dominate Strategic Industries

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  by Ryan Pickrell The U.S. is taking aim at a major Chinese development plan in response to the alleged theft of American intellectual property and forced technology transfer. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a list Tuesday of around 1,300 Chinese products subject to punitive tariffs of roughly 25 percent. The proposed trade penalties are expected to ...

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Trump suspends steel and aluminum tariffs for several allied countries

Today, based on ongoing dialogues, President Donald J. Trump authorized the modification of the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to suspend the tariffs for certain countries before they take effect. These suspensions are based on factors including ongoing discussions regarding measures to reduce global excess capacity in steel and aluminum production by addressing its root causes. The ...

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Presidential Memorandum on the Actions by the United States Related to the Section 301 Investigation [full text]

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March 22, 2018 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE THE SENIOR ADVISOR FOR POLICY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR ECONOMIC POLICY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR HOMELAND SECURITY AND COUNTERTERRORISM SUBJECT: Actions by the United States Related to the Section 301 Investigation of ...

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Watch Live as Trump Signs a Presidential Memorandum Targeting China’s Economic Aggression

President Donald Trump signs an executive memorandum Thursday intended to highlight China’s unfair trade practices in respect to the United States. The trade actions by the Trump administration come in response to unfair commodity dumping and technology theft by the Chinese. There have been a “number of specific failings by China to live up to its WTO obligations,” said an ...

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Watch: President Trump signs proclamations for steel and aluminum tariffs

President Donald Trump signs section 232 proclamation of tariffs on steel and aluminum

President Donald Trump spoke just before signing the Section 232 proclamations that will put tariffs on foreign-made steel and aluminum. “We have to protect and build our steel and aluminum industries, while at the same time showing great flexibility and cooperation toward those that are really friends of ours both on a trade basis and a military basis,” the president ...

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Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States [full text]

March 8, 2018 Adjusting IMPORTS OF STEEL INTO THE UNITED STATES – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION 1. On January 11, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effect of imports of steel mill articles (steel articles) on the ...

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

March 8, 2018 ADJUSTING IMPORTS OF ALUMINUM INTO THE UNITED STATES – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION 1. On January 19, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effect of imports of aluminum on the national security of the ...

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Self Defense – A.F. Branco Cartoon

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Many say that Trump is going to start a trade war, but Trump says we’re already in one and it isn’t going in our favor. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2018. A.F.Branco Coffee Table Book <—- Order Here!

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What Trump said on steel and aluminum tariffs and what it might really mean

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President Donald Trump met with representatives from the American steel and aluminum industry on Thursday to talk about trade. While the media spins the narrative that Trump is starting a trade war with a set of proposed tariffs, what’s did he actually say and what could it really mean? Trump started with something he’s been saying since the 2016 campaign, ...

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