Aimed at China, Trump’s tariffs are hitting closer to home
More than 2,400 applications from companies in ‘America First’ communities seeking waivers.
Cleantech company buys land in Hawksbury for thermal tire recycling plant
Ecolomondo’s thermal decomposition technology will harvest carbon black, steel oil and gas.
US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs
Nearly 2,200 companies are asking the Commerce Department for exemptions.
Chinese exporters scramble to cope with Trump tariff hike
Some companies are looking at ways to hide Chinese origin by shipping through other countries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Which countries will dodge tariff axe? Answer by end of April
Trump administration negotiating exemptions with the EU, South Korea, Argentina and Australia.
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.
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.
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.
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.