Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets U.S. allies, too

Business Sep 12, 2019

Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets U.S. allies, too

President Donald Trump has risked turmoil in the financial markets and damage to the U.S. economy in waging his trade war with China, America's top strategic rival. But Trump hasn't exactly gone easy on America's friends, either. From Europe to Japan, the president has stirred ...

Business Aug 22, 2019

U.S. and Mexico reach deal to end tariffs on tomatoes heading north

Mexican tomato producers struck a last-minute agreement with the Trump administration to avert an anti-dumping investigation and end a tariff dispute that has rumbled on for months, government officials said on Wednesday. Under the draft accord with the U.S. Commerce Department, the vast majority of ...

FedEx sues U.S. government over export rules in Huawei case

Business Jun 26, 2019

FedEx sues U.S. government over export rules in Huawei case

A lawsuit filed by FedEx against the U.S. government over export rules follows a dispute over diverted shipments that were intended for Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications-equipment giant. The lawsuit challenges changes to export rules designed to keep technology out of the hands of entities ...

Business Jun 17, 2019

Canada backs start-up to boost big data on space debris

The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris. Support from the Canadian Commercial Corporation ...