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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 9, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
October 29, 2020  

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.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 22, 2020  

Shoring up our future closer to home

AME’s whitepaper “A Manufacturing Marshall Plan” calls for reshoring, nearshoring and leanshoring.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
September 16, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
September 16, 2020  

US abruptly lifts tariff aimed at Canadian alumunium

…but they’re still on the table, as are threatened Canadian countermeasures.

News Forestry Economy General
September 2, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 25, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Economy General
August 18, 2020  

China considers imposing tariffs on Australian wine

Focuses on wine in containers 2 litres or smaller, which accounts for most Australian exports.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
August 11, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

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

News Manufacturing Minerals General
August 10, 2020  

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

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General Production
July 13, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
July 10, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

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.”

News Government Manufacturing General
July 6, 2020  

Why fresh US tariffs? Politics, pandemics, Russian aluminum

Aluminum is one of the elemental components of the Canada-US trade relationship.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 2, 2020  

Trade experts urge heads-up approach as USMCA comes into force

More than a NAFTA update, risk of running afoul of the deal’s new rules or leave money and new prosperity on the table.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
April 9, 2020  

Canada won’t tip hand on possibility of import tariffs on Saudi oil

Kenney wants a continental energy policy to help North America fight what he says are predatory pricing practices.

News Economy General
February 6, 2020  

China cuts tariffs on $75B of US imports in trade truce

…but the lingering dispute threatens to chill global economic growth.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 5, 2020  

Lumber company shares rise on news the US intends to cut softwood duties

CIBC suggests average US duties would drop from about US$67 per thousand board feet to $30 based on current pricing levels.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 23, 2020  

NDP wants exhaustive review of USMCA before ratification: Singh

Canadians were told USMCA was the best deal possible, but US Democrats made subsequent revisions.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 23, 2020  

France to put on hold digital tax plan, meet with US

Tax applies to the digital business of companies that have global revenues of over 750 million euros

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 20, 2020  

Even as Trump claims two victories on trade, doubts remain

Critics warn the deal with China leaves unresolved most of the toughest and most complicated issues dividing the world’s two biggest economies.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 8, 2020  

Survey finds persistent Canadian respect for US, wide disdain for Trump

Globally, only 29% have confidence in the US president to do the right thing with respect to world affairs.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 17, 2019  

China delays tariffs on US autos, other goods in trade deal

Washington also agreed to postpone a planned tariff hike on US$160 billion of Chinese goods

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 2, 2019  

China repeats demand for rollback of US tariffs first for deal

China will buy American farm products but won’t commit to a specific dollar amount.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 2, 2019  

US proposes tariffs on up to $2.4B on French imports

Retaliation on France’s tax on American tech giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 14, 2019  

China presses Washington for tariff cut in trade deal

Beijing said US negotiators agreed to roll back September penalties on $112 billion of imports, Trump dismissed claim.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 11, 2019  

Trump pushes back on reports US will remove China tariffs

Trump’s pushback suggested that negotiations haven’t progressed as far as hoped.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 7, 2019  

China says Beijing, US to lift tariff hikes as talks advance

Negotiators agreed to a “phased cancellation” of tariff hikes if talks progress.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
November 5, 2019  

Why Trump tariffs haven’t revitalized American steelmakers

Raised costs for steel users and has done little to blunt China’s dominance of global steel production.

News Manufacturing General
October 23, 2019  

For toymaker Hasbro, trade wars are no fun

Price hikes may be on the way for consumers as company offsets rising costs.