World trade body to hear China appeal for sanctions vs US

GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization says its dispute settlement body will take up China's request to be allowed to impose sanctions against the United States for failing to abide by a WTO rulin...

US determines Taiwanese exporters guilty of dumping forged steel fittings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In November of 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce began investigations into possible dumping of forged steel fittings by China, Italy, and Taiwan onto the U.S. market. ...

Canada investigating Taiwan industry for steel sheet dumping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Canada’s Border Services Agency (CBSA) released a statement on Aug. 10 that they have begun an investigation into dumping of “corrosion-resistant steel sheets&...

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US goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Commerce Department is going ahead with a tax on Canadian newsprint, a threat to the already-struggling American newspaper industry. The revised tariffs un...

China investigating European, Korean steel imports

BEIJING (AP) — China has launched a trade investigation of steel from Europe and South Korea, potentially complicating efforts to recruit them as allies in its tariff dispute with U.S. President Donal...

EU, China seek closer ties as US turns against trade

US President Donald Trump's attacks on the international trading system, by imposing tariffs and engaging in virulent anti-trade rhetoric, have left America's commercial partners worldwide scr...

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___ Stuck in trade war, US and China face uncertain path to deal WASHINGTON (AP) — As the trade war between the world's two largest economies nears the end of its f...

The Latest: China raises tariffs on optical fiber materials

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between China and the U.S. and other foreign trading partners (all times local): 7:00 p.m. China has stepped up action a...

China slaps anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan petrochemical products

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has imposed anti-dumping tariffs on imports of styrene from Taiwan, South Korea and the United States, with effect from Saturday, after it was determined they ha...

Taiwan finds Chinese steel exporters threaten local sector

TAIPEI (CNA) - Taiwan's International Trade Commission (ITC) has found certain that Chinese steel products sold to Taiwan pose a "threat of material injury" to the local steel industry a...

Global Carbon Black Market 2018-2022 | Latest Developments by Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 6, 2018-- analysts forecast the global carbon black market to grow at a CAGR of over 3% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest market research report. ...

Trump's tariffs: What they are and how they would work

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a tool of national trade policy, tariffs had long been fading into history, a relic of 19th and early 20th centuries that most experts regarded as mutually harmful to all nations ...

EXEPRON Receives Presidential Award for Exports

LAFAYETTE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2018--U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented EXEPRON with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 21. The Pre...

US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government has hiked import tariffs on some steel imports from Vietnam that they said originated in China and evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel. ...