EU moves ahead with tariffs on US but hopes for Biden change
Trade action traded between US and EU over support for aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.
China’s leaders vow to become self reliant technology power
Trump administration’s curbs on technology sales to China part of a fight over security and spying.
Shoring up our future closer to home
AME’s whitepaper “A Manufacturing Marshall Plan” calls for reshoring, nearshoring and leanshoring.
EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO
One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.
US companies seeking tariff relief faced red tape, delays
Commerce Department was overwhelmed by companies lobbying to avoid the tariffs, could not meet its own deadline.
US abruptly lifts tariff aimed at Canadian alumunium
…but they’re still on the table, as are threatened Canadian countermeasures.
Trudeau vows Canada won’t back down in softwood dispute with US
Duties imposed in 2017 claiming Canada’s regulated forestry industry amounts to an unfair subsidy for producers.
China, US discuss economic co-ordination in trade meeting
Part of the Phase 1 truce aimed at ending a tariff war between the two biggest global economies.
China considers imposing tariffs on Australian wine
Focuses on wine in containers 2 litres or smaller, which accounts for most Australian exports.
58% of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum: survey
Polling firm Leger says numbers reflect a lack of a clear rationale for the action by the mercurial US president.
Sask. Premier Moe worried U.S. could put tariff on steel after aluminum
Regina is home to the Evraz steel mill where hundreds of people work
Canada plans $3.6B in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute
Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar the costs of the planned 10% import tariff on Canadian raw aluminum that will apply starting Aug. 16
PM to Trump: Return of NA economy will negate need for tariffs
He said Canada’s aluminum smelters would soon be back producing value-added specialty products for the American auto sector.
Canada’s response on tariffs won’t be bound by USMCA: negotiator
Trade negotiator Steve Verheul says what actions Canada takes depends on what the US does.
China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw
Calls the move “another demonstration of the US pursuing unilateralism, withdrawing from groups and breaking contracts.”