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Tariffs costing Washington consumers and exporters, according to anti-tariff campaign

New study estimates costs of new tariffs for Washington consumers and producers.


Samuelson: Trump trading away global influence

Trump needs allies to make economic sanctions tougher or to support military action. He has precious few because he has been so careless in abdicating responsibility for the global trading …


Sue Lani Madsen: Trans-Pacific Partnership will create winners, losers in Washington state

The Trans-Pacific Partnership could help some Washington businesses and industries and hurt others. Sue Lani Madsen is waiting for more information from the U.S. International Trade Commission before deciding whether …


Spain suspends riot control exports to Venezuela

MADRID (AP) — Spain has indefinitely suspended the export of riot control equipment to Venezuela’s government following weeks of unrest there which have seen an increase in violence as police …


Port Authority: $10 WTC name rights sale shameful

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday called a deal that sold the World Trade Center’s name rights to a nonprofit organization …


Senate to take up bill normalizing Russia trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday took up legislation that would end four-decade-old trade restrictions that are blocking U.S. businesses from enjoying the benefits of a more open Russian …


House to take up Russia trade bill next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the first actions of the lame-duck Congress is an expected vote to give U.S. exporters greater access to Russia’s newly opened markets. Business groups have …


US trade panel finds harm from China solar panels

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal trade panel found China responsible Wednesday for harming the U.S. solar panel industry, clearing the final hurdle for U.S. attempts to impose steep tariffs on …


Fight intensifies over NW coal exports

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The progressive college town of Bellingham, Wash., is known for its stunning scenery, access to the outdoors and eclectic mix of aging hippies, students and other …


US affirms steep tariffs on China solar panels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration upheld steep tariffs on Chinese solar panels Wednesday, finding that improper trade practices have undermined an American solar industry that the largest U.S. manufacturer …


Obama takes on China as Romney shifts strategy

CINCINNATI (AP) — Appealing to Rust Belt voters, President Barack Obama announced a new trade enforcement action against China on Monday, while Republican challenger Mitt Romney planned a greater emphasis …


AP Sources: Obama launches new China trade action

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is launching a new trade enforcement case against China as he seeks an advantage over Republican rival Mitt Romney on an economic issue that …


FDA detains imports of Mexican mangoes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is detaining mango imports from a Mexican packing house after the company’s mangoes were linked to salmonella illnesses in 15 states. The …


Russia rebuffs Clinton on Syria, Iran penalties

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russia on Saturday soundly rejected U.S. calls for increased pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad to relinquish power. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton tried …


Clinton seeks Chinese accord on South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sat down Wednesday with Chinese President Hu Jintao to press Beijing to agree to peacefully resolve territorial disputes with its …


Clinton urges ASEAN unity on South China Sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Southeast Asian states must present a united front to the Chinese in dealing with territorial disputes in the South China Sea to “literally calm the waters,” …


Clinton to urge ASEAN unity on South China Sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called Monday for Southeast Asian states to present a united front to the Chinese in dealing with territorial disputes …


Clinton to urge ASEAN unity on South China Sea

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for Southeast Asian states to present a united front to the Chinese in dealing with territorial disputes …


Wheat farmers may feel impact

Whether it’s revolution in the Middle East or an earthquake and tsunami in Japan, this year has already been tumultuous for the region’s wheat industry. Japan buys more Washington-grown wheat …


U.S. accuses B.C. of breaking pact

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has asked for arbitration with Canada over allegations that British Columbia is selling subsidized lumber into U.S. markets. The dispute revolves around log prices for …