May 14, 2018
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The imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs was supposed to help protect U.S. companies from foreign competition. But it has also created a chaotic, time-consuming...
April 30, 2018
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The Trump administration, concerned about China’s growing technological prowess, is considering strict measures to block Chinese citizens from performing sensitive research at American universities and...
March 8, 2018
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After a week of furious lobbying and a burst of last-minute internal debates and confusion, President Trump agreed to exempt from the tariffs, for now,...
February 16, 2018
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Erecting barriers could prompt swift retaliation from other trading partners, including China and the European Union, which have already warned of reciprocal action in response...
February 6, 2018
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Economists said the growing trade deficit stemmed largely from the strength of the U.S. economy, which helped U.S. consumers afford more imported electronics, clothes and...
December 28, 2017
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The Trump administration has adopted a skeptical view of trade deals, promising to scrap or renegotiate global agreements that it believes put the U.S. at...
December 22, 2017
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Deep layoffs are planned at one Pennsylvania plant, and the president’s unkept promise of trade protection has stunned steelworkers who a year ago greeted Donald...
October 31, 2017
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Four officials from the U.S. International Trade Commission announced a range of recommendations aimed at protecting domestic makers of solar equipment from unfairly priced imports,...
October 11, 2017
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The North American Free Trade Agreement was edging closer toward collapse as negotiators gathered for a fourth round of contentious talks this week.