Tariffs? China's nut and bolt industry has survived them

Oct 30, 2018
When the EU cracked down, Chinese companies turned to U.S. market. Now, they may do the reverse.
A display case at a nut and bolt industry fair in Shanghai in October 2018.
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Tariffs? China's nut and bolt industry has survived them

Oct 30, 2018
When the EU cracked down, Chinese companies turned to U.S. market. Now, they may do the reverse.
A display case at a nut and bolt industry fair in Shanghai in October 2018.
Charles Zhang/Marketplace

Businesses in China are optimistic despite rising tariffs

Sep 20, 2018
With more taxes about to hit Chinese exports, companies at a Shanghai industrial fair assess their plans.
At the China International Industry Fair, intelligent robot makers are upbeat about business prospects despite the U.S.-China tariff escalation.
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From engineer to coffee shop owner in Erie, Pennsylvania

Feb 21, 2018
Millennial Hannah Kirby believes bringing back manufacturing work is unrealistic, and that young people have to create those family-sustaining jobs that once existed.
After settling in Erie, Hannah Kirby sees the city differently than many of her neighbors: She sees a lot of potential.
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Voters in the south sold on Trump's infrastructure plan

Nov 17, 2016
Austin Golding, co-owner of Golding Barge Line, talks about his hopes under a Trump presidency
Donald Trump supporters listen to him speak at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum on January 2, 2016 in Biloxi, Mississippi. 

 
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Greeks see 'same culture' in new financial measures

Jul 21, 2015
Tonia Korka does not believe that the new measures will improve the Greek economy.