China shrinks steel industry slowly, drawing Western ire

BEIJING (AP) — China's steel mills, a target of U.S. President Donald Trump's ire, are their industry's 800-pound gorilla: They supply half of world output, so every move they make has a global impact...

Malaysia slaps anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan steel exporters

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Malaysia has imposed anti-dumping tariffs on steel exporters from Taiwan, China, South Korea and Thailand after finding that those exporters sold their products at unfairly low prices ...

Taiwan firms to face anti-dumping tariffs in South Korea, Malaysia

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Authorities in South Korea have ruled that Taiwanese petrochemical firms have caused damage to its industry by dumping products, while authorities in Malaysia have also determined dama...

US Commerce Department rules Taiwan guilty of steel dumping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The final finding in a probe determined that Taiwan’s exports of steel products (rebar) were sold to the U.S. at unfair prices and thus anti-dumping duties should be...

South Korean leader looks for common ground with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's new leader vowed to stand firmly with President Donald Trump against North Korea, playing down his past advocacy of a softer approach toward the nuclear-armed nation as...

South Korean leader aims to reconcile differences with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's new leader, on a four-day visit to Washington, was aiming to reconcile differences with President Donald Trump after advocating a softer approach to North Korea and del...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:CHINA-G20 -- China agrees to steps toward reducing its politically volatile steel exports but avoids binding limits as leaders of major economies end a summit with a forceful endorsement of free ...

Taiwan ranks as 10th largest steel supplier to U.S.

Taipei, July 16 (CNA) Taiwan was the 10th largest steel supplier to the United States in 2015, accounting for about 4 percent of total U.S steel imports, according to the Ministry of Economic Affair...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:NEPAL-QUAKE-THEN AND NOW -- The violence of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake left countless towns and villages across central Nepal in a shambles. Almost one year later, a shambles they remain. The c...

Taiwan steel exports fall almost 20%

Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) Taiwan's steel exports for the first half of this year fell almost 20 percent as oversupply sent product prices into a tailspin, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (M...