Smarting from import tariffs, Mercer County steelmaker furloughs 80 to 100
NLMK employs 750 people in Farrell and at a coatings plant in Sharon.
ITC Probe Could Pave the Way for Aluminum Import Tariffs
The U.S. International Trade Commission said Wednesday that it will investigate the global aluminum trade and its impact on the U.S. aluminum industry, an inquiry that could help pave the way for new import tariffs.
Why a U.S. auto import tariff should concern automakers, workers
The investigation into auto imports as a threat to America's national security has been brushed off by some as a negotiating ploy. But if past trade actions are any indication, the threat of tariffs on auto imports is real and should be a concern to foreign auto makers and U.S. workers alike.
Tata Motors falls 4% on auto imports tariff fears in US, weak JLR trends
Multiple brokerages see lack of catalysts in the short term on the back of weak demand and volume growth.
Andrew Grice: This is what Team Boris told me about the PM’s real Brexit deal plan
First impressions can be misleading and, on this occasion, they are. The leaked Brexit plan is indeed out of date. But the prime minister doesn’t have many alternatives up his sleeve
No deal planning must be the top priority and non-urgent business junked, Cabinet to be told
A no-deal Brexit is now a top priority for the Government and other non-essential business will be suspended, the Cabinet will be told on Tuesday.
Increase in trade tariffs on Chinese imports
By early December, the U.S. is preparing to announce an increase on proposed tariffs for all remaining Chinese imports if talks between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping fail to ease the trade war.
Why a tariff on Mexican auto imports could backfire
Many, if not most, economists agree that the benefits of tariffs, no matter how well-intentioned, are temporary, if not illusory.
Why America's golden age of tariffs was really the golden age of immigration
". . . actually in the late 19th century the US was very open. We were open for immigration and we indeed had massive immigration."
Bailing out farmers shows why tariffs were always bad policy
The Trump administration recently announced that it will give out extra subsidies to selected American farmers to compensate them for the retaliatory effec
How Tariffs and Tariff Announcements are Affecting Building Materials Imports from China
In July 2018, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced its intention to levy tariffs on a series of imports from China. USTR rolled out proposed tariffs in three waves, with the thir…
How Steel Tariffs, Aluminum Tariffs, and NAFTA Impact American and Canadian Importers
Trade is front and center in the news with the U.S. Government taking action with tariffs on steel and aluminum, while Canada retaliates with its own propose...
How is Fort Worth-based Pier 1 Imports handling tariffs on China?
Pier 1 Imports outlined what additional tariffs may have on its results this year, telling investors in a statement late Tuesday that even though...
How could a tariff on Mexico imports affect the Port of New Orleans?
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE)—President Donald Trump insists Mexico will pay for his planned southern border wall and his administration continues to consider imposing a 20-percent tax on imports on Mexic...
How U.S. Tariffs on Solar Panel Imports Will Impact the Industry
The new solar panel import tariffs being implemented by the United States are causing some concern for the construction industry, and for good reason. A 30-percent duty on solar panels from overseas will have quite the financial impact on a growing industry in the nation—an industry that was poised to make the next jump in its evolution.
April import boost for US ports may be the 'quiet before the tariff storm'
Container imports last month at the 10 largest US box terminals increased by 6.6% year on year to 1.65m teu. According to Blue Alpha Capital, this follows a 4.7% uplift in imports in March and a 2.3% increase over the past three months. However, April was very much a tale of two coasts, as east coast and Gulf port imports soared 11.5%, to 779,711 teu, while west coast numbers were up a ...
The 20 states most likely to be impacted by tariffs on Canadian auto imports
These states are set to take the biggest hits from tariff-driven price hikes on Canadian cars.