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News Government Manufacturing Metals General
April 24, 2018  

Aimed at China, Trump’s tariffs are hitting closer to home

More than 2,400 applications from companies in ‘America First’ communities seeking waivers.

News General Sustainability
April 24, 2018  

Cleantech company buys land in Hawksbury for thermal tire recycling plant

Ecolomondo’s thermal decomposition technology will harvest carbon black, steel oil and gas.

News Manufacturing Metals General
April 18, 2018  

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

Nearly 2,200 companies are asking the Commerce Department for exemptions.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 16, 2018  

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with Trump tariff hike

Some companies are looking at ways to hide Chinese origin by shipping through other countries.

News Manufacturing Metals General
April 12, 2018  

ADF Group reports $7.2M loss in latest financial year, revenue up

Results impacted by change to the US federal tax rates and the write-off of deferred income tax assets.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 10, 2018  

China’s president offers US possible trade concessions

Xi positions China as a defender of free trade, despite its status as the most-closed major economy.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 10, 2018  

China files trade complaint against US over steel tariffs

Beijing says Trump’s additional duties of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum violate international trade rules.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 2, 2018  

US vs. China: a ‘slap fight,’ not a trade war. So far

The $3 billion in products targeted by Beijing amount to barely 2% of American goods exported to China.

News Manufacturing General
March 27, 2018  

ADF Group lays off 50 employees temporarily after unsuccessful US bids

Customers made their decisions before the US announced Canada would be exempted from its tariffs on steel and aluminum.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 27, 2018  

Canada gives border security extra powers to crack down on cheap steel, aluminum

More flexibility to determine whether prices in countries of origin are reliable or distorted.

News General
March 21, 2018  

Which countries will dodge tariff axe? Answer by end of April

Trump administration negotiating exemptions with the EU, South Korea, Argentina and Australia.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 21, 2018  

Tariffs on steel, aluminum set off scramble for exemptions

Countries complain the US Trade Representative’s office has not provided specific guidance before tariffs are implemented.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 20, 2018  

Trade war fears weigh on investor sentiment in Germany

Issue is of particular concern for an economy that runs on exports of automobiles and machinery.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 20, 2018  

China’s premier appeals to US to ‘act rationally’ over trade

No mention of a possible Chinese response if Trump raises import barriers over trade complaints against Beijing.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 14, 2018  

The price of ‘exemptionalism’ in Canada-US relations

Trump’s charges that Canada is treating the US unfairly and taking advantage of bad trade deals echo Nixon’s views on the Auto Pact.