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Trump Threatens Auto Tariffs Despite Widespread Opposition

July 19, 2018 |

President Donald Trump stood by his threats to levy sweeping tariffs on automobile imports as a way to extract concessions from trading partners, despite industry opposition and discontent in Congress with the plan.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

The Many Ways Tariffs Affect Car Makers

July 19, 2018 |

Auto-industry representatives are expected to argue during a Commerce Department hearing that President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on auto imports would costs jobs and increase car prices.
WSJ.com: US Business

From Seafood to Mattresses: How the U.S. Tariffs Affect Businesses

July 13, 2018 |

The White House on Tuesday said it was weighing imposing tariffs on a further $ 200 billion in Chinese goods. An industry-by-industry look at how U.S. businesses might be affected by the proposed levies.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Beijing: Tariffs Will ‘Inevitably Destroy’ US-China Trade

July 11, 2018 |

The US-China trade war is here—and it’s escalating rapidly. US authorities rolled out a list Tuesday of some $ 200 billion in Chinese goods that could be hit with 10% tariffs by September, Deutsche Welle reports. The list of more than 6,000 product lines includes food products and many…
Newser

U.S. Unveils Tariffs on $200 Billion More in China Imports

July 11, 2018 |

The White House said it would assess tariffs on a further $ 200 billion in Chinese goods, deepening the dispute with Beijing, while sending a message to European trading partners that the U.S. won’t back away from trade fights.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

U.S. proposes tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese imports

July 11, 2018 |

President Trump escalated his trade war with China on Tuesday, identifying an additional $ 200 billion in Chinese products that he intends to hit with import tariffs.

The move makes good on the president’s threat to respond to China’s retaliation for the initial U.S. tariffs on $ 34 billion in Chinese…


L.A. Times – Business

U.S. and China slap big tariffs on each other, escalating trade fight

July 9, 2018 |

The tariffs that the United States and China slapped on each other’s exports Friday intensified a trade battle that has a strong risk of roiling financial markets, chilling consumer confidence and seriously harming the global economy.

After President Trump followed through on his threat to apply…


L.A. Times – Business

The roiled solar power market shows how Trump’s tariffs can disrupt an industry

July 7, 2018 |

A 30% U.S. tariff on imported solar panels put in place last winter should have caused prices here to jump.

But when tariffs are unleashed, as businesses are learning, things don’t always go as expected.

Therein lies a cautionary tale of the uncertainty in store for other industries as the Trump…


L.A. Times – Business

Trump’s Tariffs Hit China

July 6, 2018 |

The US tariff hike on China took effect at midnight Eastern time Friday, and China quickly announced it is “forced to make a necessary counterattack” to the hike that affects billions of dollars of Chinese goods. It gave no immediate details of possible retaliation, the AP reports. The country’s Commerce…
Newser

As U.S.-China tit-for-tat tariffs approach, here’s what could happen

July 5, 2018 |

U.S. businesses and consumers were bracing for a major escalation in the United States’ trade dispute with China set to take effect as early as Thursday on the West Coast.

Barring a last-minute change, the Trump administration planned to impose added tariffs on hundreds of Chinese products in a…


L.A. Times – Business