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Trade war approaches: China plans tariffs on $3 billion of U.S. imports, retaliating against Trump

March 23, 2018 |

China announced plans for reciprocal tariffs on $ 3 billion of imports from the U.S. — including wine and fruit, which are California specialties — after President Trump’s move to order levies on a variety of Chinese goods sent markets plunging.

In a statement Friday, hours after Trump instructed…

L.A. Times – Business

Trump announces plans for heavy tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, inviting a trade war with China

March 2, 2018 |

President Trump unveiled plans Thursday to slap hefty tariffs on global imports of steel and aluminum, catching much of his administration by surprise, sending stocks plunging and sparking widespread fears that he was leading the United States into an ugly trade war with China as well as key American…

L.A. Times – Business

U.S. Weighs Tariffs, Quotas on Metals Imports

February 18, 2018 |

The Trump administration said it is considering sweeping new limits on imports of steel and aluminum as the next phase of its “America First” economic policies, playing down warnings from economists and allies about the risks of higher prices and trade wars. What’s News Asia

Commerce Department urges Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports

February 17, 2018 |

The Commerce Department is urging President Trump to consider hefty tariffs and quotas to limit the import of steel and aluminum, after concluding the rising flow of those foreign-made products constitutes a threat to America’s national security.

The recommendations were contained in a report released…

L.A. Times – Business

Sam’s Club, Your Store for Premium Goods and Rare Imports (in China)

December 8, 2017 |

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s Sam’s Club warehouse stores are a hit with mothers in China seeking high-quality imported products—even as the chain has struggled in the U.S. to shed a budget-minded image. What’s News Asia

India to phase out ‘petcoke’ imports after AP investigation

December 6, 2017 |

India’s government says it plans to phase out imports of a dirty fuel known as petroleum coke, or “petcoke,” after an Associated Press investigation found U.S. oil refineries are exporting vast quantities of the product to India.
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China lifts ban on stinky cheese imports

October 25, 2017 |

China has lifted a ban on imports of soft cheeses such as Roquefort, Gorgonzola and Stilton. – RSS Channel – World

Trump slaps tariffs on Canadian lumber imports, escalating trade tensions

April 26, 2017 |

The Trump administration is slapping hefty duties on billions of dollars of lumber imported from Canada, marking an escalation of trade tensions ahead of the president’s promised effort to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.

The new duties came amid sharp rhetoric by Trump and his…

L.A. Times – Business

U.S. Bid to Stem Steel Imports Faces Hurdles

April 20, 2017 |

President Trump’s bid to stanch imports flowing into the U.S. steel market is fighting strong currents: Domestic prices that are among the world’s highest and a buoyant dollar that pushes down the cost of imports. US Business

Trump administration launches national security investigation into steel imports

April 20, 2017 |

The Trump administration directed the Commerce Department on Thursday to expedite an investigation into whether the way other countries sell steel compromises U.S. national security.

In a briefing Thursday morning, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the review would consider how much steel the…

L.A. Times – Business