US manufacturers’ hiring issues to continue: NAM
There were 477,000 job openings in manufacturing companies in February, up from 436,000 a year earlier.
Ryan promises to overhaul US tax code this year despite hurdles
House speaker’s proposals include import tax that would impact Canadian manufacturers and exporters.
Critics say plans to increase exports of LNG could accelerate fracking boom
Approving liquefied natural gas exports could lead to higher prices that could harm the economy
Here we go again: Buy American 2
US President Barack Obama’s proposed new $447 billion American Jobs Act is aimed at creating much-needed jobs in the United States, but it’s also reigniting trade tensions between the country and Canada, its biggest trading partner.
Innovation key to restoring manufacturing: Paradis
North America can restore its manufacturing prowess and expand employment by innovating and developing value-added goods, Industry Minister Christian Paradis said at a Canada/US summit.