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​Tariff increases could bring us back to 2008 crisis levels, World Bank warns
​Tariff increases could bring us back to 2008 crisis levels, World Bank warns

07/06/2018

A ramp-up in the pace and scope of tariffs could set the world back to 2008 in terms of global trade levels, the World Bank has warned.
In its latest Global Economic Prospects report, published Tuesday, the multinational finance organization had a grim forecast for both emerging and developed markets in the event that the commercial disputes underway between major economies intensifies.
The EU Will Start Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Imports Including Steel, Bourbon and Peanut Butter This July
The EU Will Start Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Imports Including Steel, Bourbon and Peanut Butter This July

07/06/2018

(BRUSSELS) — The European Union on Wednesday announced it will start imposing duties from July on a list of U.S. products in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe.
Aluminum summit discussing U.S. trade tariffs and global overcapacity
Aluminum summit discussing U.S. trade tariffs and global overcapacity

05/06/2018

The aluminum industry and politicians from Canada and Quebec are meeting today to discuss challenges facing the sector including U.S. tariffs against Canada and other global suppliers.
Cashew exports hit over 1.3 billion USD in first five months
Cashew exports hit over 1.3 billion USD in first five months

05/06/2018

Vietnam exported 141,000 tonnes of cashew in the first five months of 2018, raking in more than 1.39 billion USD, reported the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
U.S. trade row spills beyond metals as Canada looks to slap tariff on maple syrup
U.S. trade row spills beyond metals as Canada looks to slap tariff on maple syrup

05/06/2018

Canada’s retaliation against U.S. President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs includes proposed duties on maple syrup, a nod to a national symbol and a powerful industry in the French-speaking province of Quebec that could hurt producers in Maine.
EU looks into extending dumping duties on Chinese bicycles
EU looks into extending dumping duties on Chinese bicycles

05/06/2018

The European Union opened an investigation on Monday into whether to extend anti-dumping duties on Chinese bicycles, after European makers said they feared an influx of Asian imports could destroy their industry.
Commission investigates dumping of quartz surface products from China
Commission investigates dumping of quartz surface products from China

05/06/2018

Responding to Cambria Co. petitions that allege dumping of slab and fabricated quartz surface products from China, the five-member U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a unanimous preliminary determination of injury and will continue investigation of company claims. A key player in high quartz content (> 90 percent) slabs used for countertops and premium interior furnishings, family-owned Cambria petitioned ITC and...
U.S. steel tariffs an insult: Trudeau
U.S. steel tariffs an insult: Trudeau

05/06/2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is "insulting" that President Donald Trump says Canada's steel industry poses a national security risk to the United States.
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