Stories tagged: tariff
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 2:03 p.m.
China’s trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $31 billion in August as exports surged despite American tariff hikes, potentially adding fuel to President Donald Trump’s battle …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday nullified tariffs put into place for imported newsprint by finding that American producers weren’t harmed by imports from Canadian paper mills.
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Washington state cherry growers say they stand to lose an estimated $86 million this season due to retaliatory tariffs in place in the U.S. trade war with China.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
The United States and China are resuming trade talks, raising hopes for a way out of an intensifying dispute between the world’s two largest economies.
Sun., July 29, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
U.S. companies seeking to be exempted from President Donald Trump’s tariff on imported steel are accusing American steel manufacturers of spreading inaccurate and misleading information, and they fear it may …
Thu., July 26, 2018, noon
President Donald Trump and European leaders pulled back from the brink of a trade war over autos Wednesday and agreed to open talks to tear down trade barriers between the …
Wed., July 25, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
General Motors, facing rising commodity costs in a trade showdown with Europe and elsewhere, cut its outlook for the year.
Wed., July 25, 2018, 8 a.m.
Many farmers remain critical of President Donald Trump’s tariffs and the damage done to commodity prices and markets but were appreciative Tuesday that he offered to provide some cash to …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
The Senate voted resoundingly Wednesday to seek a congressional role in some of President Donald Trump’s tariff decisions, a symbolic rebuke reflecting growing GOP alarm over the president’s trade war.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
China’s government vowed Wednesday to take “firm and forceful measures” as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
To understand why the United States and China stand on the brink of a trade war, consider the near-death experience of American Superconductor Corp.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to avoid blame for Harley-Davidson’s decision to move some motorcycle production overseas and threatened to tax the manufacturer “like never before!” as punishment for the …
Fri., June 1, 2018
The Trump administration delivered a gut punch to America’s closest allies Thursday, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from Europe, Mexico and Canada in a move that prompted fears of …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
The Trump administration has renewed its threat to place 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods in retaliation for what it says are China’s unfair trade practices.
Tue., April 24, 2018, 9 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his “America First” agenda hit home, including Payette, Idaho, home …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that the healthiest global economy in years is threatened by rising debt levels, volatile financial markets and a simmering trade dispute …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
The head of the World Trade Organization says he understands that President Donald Trump wants to create U.S. jobs, but warns that getting tough on trade can trigger a “domino …
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
China has filed a World Trade Organization complaint challenging U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on imported steel and aluminum, the trade body said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Boeing, the biggest U.S. exporter, suffered a setback in China after the country proposed an additional 25 percent tariff on U.S. aircraft in a retaliatory move, giving rival Airbus a …
Wed., March 28, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
As negotiators work to avoid the punitive tariffs China proposed against 128 U.S. products last week, commodity analysts have flagged a surprising wrinkle: One of the companies most harmed by …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Talk of trade wars is circulating around the nation’s Capitol. Legislators had mixed reactions following President Trump’s move to place a 25 percent duty on steel imports and …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
President Donald Trump said Monday that North American neighbors Canada and Mexico will get no relief from his new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports unless a “new and fair” …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
The Commerce Department is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on imported aluminum and steel, which it calls a natural security threat.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday that it is imposing more duties on Canada’s Bombardier C series aircraft, charging that the Canadian company is selling the planes in America below …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
The founder of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories is worried that a proposed 20 percent tariff on all Mexican imports to the United States may trigger a trade war. The national electricity …
Sun., Feb. 5, 1995
A man sells pirated compact discs on a Beijing street Friday. Photo by Associated Press