NEWSWORTHY

May 28, 2018

Trump car tariff threat divides Detroit's blue and white collars

Blue-collar auto workers are getting behind U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat against car imports, but the suits in America's car capital doubt a crackdown will come to pass. "I welcome the fact that they're investigating this," United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams told reporters ...

Toyota touts free trade in opposition to U.S. auto tariffs

May 25, 2018

Toyota touts free trade in opposition to U.S. auto tariffs

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it is opposed to the U.S. move to raise tariffs on imported vehicles, which could hit the domestic auto industry and economy. The United States is the biggest market for Japanese carmakers and increasingly they have been shifting their production ...

May 22, 2018

U.S. and China near deal to save ZTE: report

The United States and China have a tentative deal to save embattled Chinese telecom company ZTE, days after the two nations announced a truce in their trade standoff, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Details remain to be hammered out, but according to the general ...

U.S. hikes tariffs on Vietnamese steel said to come from China

May 22, 2018

U.S. hikes tariffs on Vietnamese steel said to come from China

The United States has raised tariffs on steel from Vietnam that Washington says originated in China and evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel. The announcement, which follows this week's truce in a broader trade dispute between Beijing and Washington, reflects the wide array of strains ...

May 22, 2018

Japan and Australia vow to put TPP into effect soon

Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his Australian counterpart, Julie Bishop, have confirmed their countries' commitment to putting the new Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal into effect at an early date. Japan, Australia and nine other countries signed the trade deal in March after the United ...

May 21, 2018

German companies worry Trump moving toward 'America Alone'

German companies are concerned that U.S. President Donald Trump is increasingly thinking only of America rather than just putting his country first, the head of Germany's DIHK Chambers of Commerce told media. The United States has pulled out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and ...