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The Trump Administration’s options around tariffs and quotas
The Trump Administration is trying to figure out how to act on a campaign promise to make trade with China more fair. One thing the administration is considering is imposing tariffs or quotas on imports of steel and aluminum. The justification? National security. Here’s a look at the theory behind that connection, and the administration’s […]
With tax out of the way, trade will be on Trump’s January agenda
With a sweeping tax overhaul out of the way, trade could be the next big item on President Donald Trump’s agenda. In the next few weeks, he’ll be making decisions about protecting U.S. industries from global competition. But he’s facing pressure from those who say tariffs will only hurt the U.S. economy. Click the audio […]
Steel heavy on the minds of U.S. leaders on China visit
China's excess steel production is flooding global markets.
Government further relaxes Cuba trade rules
Companies will henceforth be able to extend credit to more customers in Cuba.
U.S. embassies: Not just spies and visas
More than a dozen U.S. embassies remain closed under terror fears, but what exactly will the closures mean?