Taiwan at forefront of e-bike boom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has the potential to break new ground in the electric bicycle industry, according to a report by CNA. After reaching the peak of the global electric bicycle indu...

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___ US economy defies threats with a solid job gain for October WASHINGTON (AP) — A solid October jobs report spotlighted the surprising durability of the U.S. econ...

Trade body: China can hit US with sanctions worth $3.6 bln

GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization says China can impose sanctions on up to $3.6 billion worth of U.S. goods over the U.S. government's failure to abide by anti-dumping rules with regard to Ch...

Vietnam slaps Chinese aluminum companies with 5 year anti-dumping tax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After an investigation that was launched in January, Vietnam has determined that China is guilty of dumping aluminum products on their national market causing damage to do...

Taiwan Economic Minister questions US charge of 'washing' steel in Vietnam to avoid duties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On July 2, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that it would begin implementing tariffs on certain Vietnamese steel products with duties of up to 456 percent. The U....

US announces tariffs up to 456% on Taiwanese and South Korean steel products 'washed' in Vietnam

TAIPEI -- (Taiwan News) U.S. authorities have announced tariffs on steel products originating in Taiwan and South Korea and exported from Vietnam. The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has announce...

China drops WTO case asking to be granted ‘market economy’ status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is reported to have dropped the case at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over its claim to be recognized as a market economy, which means it will have to accept co...

Mexico says tariffs will send tomato prices soaring in US

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Economy Department says U.S. consumers could pay 38% to 70% more for tomatoes after the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would re-impose anti-dumping duties on Mexican...

Xi, Merkel, Macron and Juncker to meet in Paris

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be joining French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping for talks in Paris on Tuesday. The Fr...

Taiwan to face new tariffs on steel exports to S. Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The South Korean Trade Commission is preparing to impose new anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwanese steel bars, according to a report from Yonhap News Agency. The Trade Comm...

China imposes anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwanese chemical vendors

Taipei, Dec. 29 (CNA) China has imposed anti-dumping tariffs on chemical companies in Taiwan, the United States and Malaysia, effective from Saturday, after vendors from those countries were found to ...

US trade commission rules against antidumping duties for PET imports from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States International Trade Commission (USITS) has determined that the U.S. industry was not “materially injured” by imports of polyethylene terephth...

World trade body to rule on US, China anti-dumping spat

GENEVA (AP) — A World Trade Organization arbitrator will step into a years-old dispute brought by China over U.S. anti-dumping measures. A trade official said Friday the arbitration ...

Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Thursday after a report that the U.S. proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China quelled fears that a dispute between the world's two large...

Markets Right Now: Stocks dip on further trade tensions

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): ___ 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as invest...