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May 19, 2016

Trump talks tough on firms that outsource but also invested in them

Donald Trump has been tough on American companies that have moved jobs to other countries. That hasn’t stopped the presumptive Republican presidential nominee from investing in them. Trump has denounced units of United Technologies Corp., Ford Motor Co. and Mondelez International Inc. on the ...

May 19, 2016

Contentious TPP will only bring modest gains to U.S., report concludes

A contentious trade deal between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations would give the U.S. economy a modest boost, an independent federal agency reported Wednesday. The U.S. International Trade Commission said the Trans-Pacific Partnership would increase economic growth and create jobs. But ...

Kanebo to launch major cosmetics brand in September

May 18, 2016

Kanebo to launch major cosmetics brand in September

Kanebo Cosmetics Inc. said Wednesday that it will launch for the first time in 10 years a new major high-priced cosmetics brand on Sept. 15 in Japan. After starting sales at some 350 shops in the country, mainly in department stores, Kanebo plans to ...

May 18, 2016

U.S. affirms China and Japan cold-rolled steel dumping margins

The U.S. affirmed the level of dumping margins it found on cold-rolled steel imports from China, paving the way for permanent duties on the product used in cars and appliances. Dumping margins were 266 percent for Chinese imports and 71 percent for Japanese cold-rolled ...

U.S. trade chief hoping for TPP approval despite negative rhetoric

May 18, 2016

U.S. trade chief hoping for TPP approval despite negative rhetoric

The top U.S. trade official is not losing hope for congressional approval of a sweeping pan-Pacific free trade agreement this year despite strong anti-trade rhetoric in the U.S. presidential campaign that may be influencing reluctant lawmakers. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman told reporters in ...