Stories tagged: Steel
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
China just made the most steel ever as Trump gets set to act
China’s old economy is displaying greatly renewed vigor. Output of steel and aluminum hit records last month, with mills and smelters boosting run-rates of the products used to make buildings, …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
EU weighs retaliatory measures as U.S. eyes steel tariffs
The European Union’s top trade official says the bloc is preparing retaliatory measures in case the United States goes ahead with plans to impose steel tariffs on imports.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
U.S. Steel seeks China trade probe as Trump orders import study
The Trump administration began an investigation of steel imports into the U.S. as U.S. Steel Corp. asked a trade agency to investigate its claims that rival Chinese manufacturers colluded to …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
EU imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel
The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping duties on steel products from China to stop them flooding Europe’s struggling steel market.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Fact Check: How Trump’s Keystone XL story fell apart
Moments from signing orders to advance the stalled Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, President Donald Trump comes up with the idea of requiring the projects to use pipes and …
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Trump drops pipeline’s US steel requirement
A few weeks ago, when President Donald Trump signed a directive clearing several hurdles out of the way of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, the White House touted a new …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Trump promises revival of US steel, but buys his steel from China
Donald Trump has deep support in the coalfields and steel-producing towns of southwest Pennsylvania, and he has promised to get the foundry furnaces burning again, to get the U.S. steel …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
China promises cooperation on steel at global summit
China agreed to cooperate more closely with its trading partners on its politically volatile steel exports as leaders of major economies ended a summit Monday with a forceful endorsement of …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 6:43 a.m.
G-20 economic summit opens amid sluggish growth, trade disputes
Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for leaders of the United States, Germany and other major economies to resist pressure to raise trade barriers as they opened a summit amid …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016
Globalization not source of most problems
If there were no foreign trade in steel, most of those jobs would have vanished anyway.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:16 a.m.
China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concerns
EU leaders said Wednesday that they have agreed with China to form a working group to discuss Beijing’s overproduction of steel, an issue they say is linked to whether they …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
China pledges to cut steel glut, avoid race to devalue yuan
China promised to rein in production of steel that is flooding global markets and work with Washington to enforce North Korea nuclear sanctions, as high-level talks between the superpowers ended …
Fri., Nov. 8, 2013
Haskins Steel bought by L.A. company
A Los Angeles company has purchased Haskins Steel, a Spokane steel processor that’s been in business since 1955. Terms of the sale to publicly traded Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. …