Trump's sanctions won't bite a vulnerable Turkish economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The sanctions the U.S. announced against Turkey this week over its offensive in Syria fall well short of doing serious damage to an economy still healing from a recession and...

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...

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...

EU steel tariffs to hit Taiwan exports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Steel exports from Taiwan could be affected by 25-percent tariffs to be imposed by the European Union on February 2 in retaliation against U.S. tariffs, reports said Wednesday. ...

Taiwan continues to pursue Trump tariff exemption as relief given to 3 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As U.S. President Donald Trump relaxed steel restrictions on imports from Argentina, Brazil and South Korea on Aug. 29, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs vowed to ...

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&...

Trump to host European Commission president amid trade spat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will meet with the president of the European Commission next week at the White House, days after labeling the European Union a "foe" of the United States. ...

China warns US against imposing tariffs as latest trade talks end inconclusively

Any trade agreement the United States and China reach would not stand if Washington goes ahead with a renewed threat to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, Beijing said on Sunday. The warning came aft...

EU demands an end to Trump tariff threats

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force. ...

White House delays a trade war but intensifies uncertainty

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House's on-again, off-again tariffs are heightening uncertainty for U.S. companies that buy steel and aluminum and the foreign companies that supply them. ...

AP Photos: ThyssenKrupp synonymous with German steel

DUISBURG, Germany (AP) — Germany is the world's seventh largest steel producer and the largest in Europe, responsible for 2.6 percent of global production, according to the German Steel Federation. ...

Hope for US trade visit to China: A delay in harmful tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin leads a delegation of American officials to Beijing next week, few analysts expect them to defuse a smoldering trade conflict with China. Rathe...

White House claims win in Korea trade deal, faces skepticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Wednesday hailed a revamped trade agreement with South Korea as a vindication of President Donald Trump's hard-nosed approach to international trade. ...

Revamped deal widens US access to South Korean car market

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday it has widened U.S. access to South Korea's car market while providing American manufacturers protection from South Korean imports. ...