Japan-EU trade pact continues to elude over auto, dairy tariffs

Jul 2, 2017

Japan-EU trade pact continues to elude over auto, dairy tariffs

After two days of high-level talks, a broad agreement on free trade envisioned by Japan and the European Union remained out of reach Saturday as differences lingered over tariffs on European dairy and farm products, and other sensitive issues. "There has been significant progress but ...

Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Apr 26, 2017

Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Trade tensions spiked between Washington and Ottawa Tuesday as President Donald Trump accused Canada of being "very rough" on its southern neighbor and threatened to retaliate against new restrictions on U.S. dairy products. Trump also touted his administration's surprise decision late Monday to rekindle an ...

Nov 24, 2016

Japan to scrap tariffs on toys to help importers

The government plans to scrap its tariffs on toys in April to ease the burden on domestic makers that sell imported products, Finance Ministry sources said on Wednesday. About 80 percent of the nation's toy companies make products overseas, such as in China, to take ...