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Why Trump’s Tariffs Are One of the Last Big Obstacles in US-China Trade Talks Trade
Why Trump’s Tariffs Are One of the Last Big Obstacles in US-China Trade Talks

WASHINGTON — The United States and China are in the final stretch of talks to resolve a conflict over American complaints about China’s unfair trading and economic practices. Senior U.S. officials say they have reached agreement on enforcement and other... Read More

Trump Stirs Alarm That He May be Giving China a New Trade Weapon Trade
Trump Stirs Alarm That He May be Giving China a New Trade Weapon

WASHINGTON — High on the list of President Donald Trump’s priorities as he tries to close a trade deal with counterpart Xi Jinping is making sure China faces consequences if it doesn’t live up to its promises. Yet in pursuing... Read More

One Year Into a Trade War with China, Illinois Whiskey, Soybeans and Metal Still Caught in the Crossfire Trade
One Year Into a Trade War with China, Illinois Whiskey, Soybeans and Metal Still Caught in the Crossfire

CHICAGO — It’s been just over a year since President Donald Trump imposed steep tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, setting off a cascade of retaliatory tariffs throughout the summer that threatened to upend business at Chicago’s spirits distilleries, Illinois’... Read More

Trump Trade Disputes Curbing Taste For American Whiskey Trade
Trump Trade Disputes Curbing Taste For American Whiskey
2019-03-21 23:31:39
by Dan McCue

The Trump administration's various trade disputes have caused a slump in American whiskey sales abroad, the Distilled Spirits Council said on Thursday. In a new report the industry group said whiskey exports were robust in the first half of 2018,... Read More

NAFTA Replacement Leaves Some Longstanding Issues In Place Trade
NAFTA Replacement Leaves Some Longstanding Issues In Place
2019-03-19 13:46:11
by Dan McCue

A fix for the documentation glitch isn't the only issue National Association of Foreign Trade Zones would like to see addressed in the USMCA implementing legislation. Erik Autor, president of the association,  said his members long felt that rules established... Read More

Foreign Trade Zones, Long Engines of U.S. Economic Development, Now Face Trade Policy Challenges Trade
Foreign Trade Zones, Long Engines of U.S. Economic Development, Now Face Trade Policy Challenges
2019-03-19 13:46:08
by Dan McCue

Most of us don't think much about foreign trade zones. The phrase itself suggests "other" and "offshore" and somehow "separate." The reality, however, is that foreign trade zones, right here on U.S. soil, play a critical role in economic development... Read More

New Democrat Coalition Releases Trade Task Force Goals for the 116th Congress Trade
New Democrat Coalition Releases Trade Task Force Goals for the 116th Congress
2019-03-15 23:02:19
by TWN Staff

This week, the New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force revealed their goals for the 116th Congress. The task force works to advance a U.S. trade agenda that grows the economy, creates U.S. jobs, and ensures the United States sets the... Read More

US Trade Deficit Surged to 10-Year High In December Trade
US Trade Deficit Surged to 10-Year High In December
2019-03-06 21:27:53
by Dan McCue

The United States' trade deficit surged to a 10-year high in December, reaching $59.8 billion despite the Trump administration's efforts to end and renegotiate trade deals the president claims place the nation at an economic disadvantage. Figures released by the... Read More

Trump Again Delays Tariff Increase on Chinese Goods, Claiming Progress in Trade Talks Trade
Trump Again Delays Tariff Increase on Chinese Goods, Claiming Progress in Trade Talks

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday again put off a self-imposed deadline for raising tariffs on Chinese imported goods, saying negotiators for the United States and China made “substantial progress”... Read More

Trump Open to Letting March 1 Deadline for China Tariffs Slide Trade
Trump Open to Letting March 1 Deadline for China Tariffs Slide

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he is open to letting a March 1 deadline to raise tariffs on Chinese products pass without penalty if the two sides are near an agreement, sending a conciliatory signal as talks to resolve a trade ... Read More

Failure to Resolve U.S.-China Trade Dispute Could Lead to a Global Recession Trade
Failure to Resolve U.S.-China Trade Dispute Could Lead to a Global Recession
2019-01-29 23:16:44
by HJ Mai

Cabinet-level delegations from the U.S. and China will meet in Washington, D.C. starting Wednesday for a pivotal round of negotiations to resolve the ongoing trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies. Read More

Bipartisan Bill Would Fight Digital Threats from China Congress
Bipartisan Bill Would Fight Digital Threats from China
2019-01-19 01:07:04
by TWN Staff

This week, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives to toughen the United States’ position against national security threats posed by technology competitors like China. The bill is sponsored by Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (... Read More

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