May 31, 2018

The trade war is back on. Here’s everything you need to know.

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The threat of a trade war has been looming over this country since President Donald Trump announced steel and aluminum tariffs almost three months ago. But one set of tariffs, and a bunch of exclusions and carve-outs to it, does not a…

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Your tariff questions, answered

May 31, 2018
The U.S. announced today that it will impose its planned steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the European Union.
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This guy will make anything, as long as he can make it in America

May 31, 2018
Part of John Anker's business model is to convince companies to outsource to his company, rather than overseas.
John Anker, president of Ankerpak in Columbus, Georgia.
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The threat of a trade war has been looming over this country since President Donald Trump announced steel and aluminum tariffs almost three months ago. But one set of tariffs, and a bunch of exclusions and carve-outs to it, does not a trade war make. But now those exceptions are expiring, countries are retaliating and things are getting real. Today, we’ll break down what’s happening, talk to businesspeople trying to figure out their place in all this and answer your questions about all things trade. Plus, we’re capping off our series on the view of American manufacturing from a Georgia factory town.