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American manufacturers cope with the loss of EU tariff exemptions

Duties seem like a thing between countries, but individual businesses often wind up holding the economic bag.
Rail cars loaded with rolled up steel at ThyssenKrupp Schwelgern steel plant on May 30, 2018, in Duisburg, Germany.
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Is a border adjustment tax illegal?

Mar 15, 2017
It very well could be.
Under the GOP plan, the border adjustment tax amounts to a 20 percent tax on imports.

Economists outraged by Trump plan to 'cook the books'

Feb 21, 2017
The White House may ask for changes to trade deficit and economic growth data.
President Donald Trump's administration is said to be considering changes to the way the trade deficit is calculated.
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Moving manufacturing jobs to Mexico isn't a bad thing

Aug 26, 2016
To produce commodities, Mexico has to consume a chunk of U.S. goods.
Los Angeles Times reporter Natalie Kitroeff says that Mexico's manufacturing boom is good news for workers in the United States. 
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Boeing laments hamstrung Ex-Im Bank

Apr 8, 2016
Vacancies on the bank's board have limited its ability to lend
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The role of the strong dollar in international trade

Dec 29, 2015
It makes American products more expensive abroad and may continue to for a while.