Trump raised hopes for the latest talks by striking a surprisingly conciliatory tone toward China.
Objective of limiting imports is to keep out excess Chinese supply that has depressed global prices.
Hoping to win another exemption, along with Mexico, to negotiate changes to NAFTA.
Predictions of widespread job loss and mill closures haven’t materialized.
More than 2,400 applications from companies in ‘America First’ communities seeking waivers.
Nearly 2,200 companies are asking the Commerce Department for exemptions.
Some companies are looking at ways to hide Chinese origin by shipping through other countries.
Critics of the paper tariffs say it’s US newspapers that will ultimately be harmed.
US to suspend duty-free status for Rwanda garments under the trade the African Growth and Opportunity Act trade program.
One will cover the Canadian dispute, the other US use of differential pricing in its anti-dumping determinations.
Disagrees with Trump’s bid to work around the multilateral system by making bilateral deals with individual countries.
Xi positions China as a defender of free trade, despite its status as the most-closed major economy.
Beijing has threatened to retaliate if Washington follows through with its proposed tariffs.
Chemical industry expects to see more US products in markets where they compete.
Chinese government issues a $50-billion list of more than 110 US goods that could be hit.