Trump Trade Policy  (Page 1)

U. S. and China Put Trade War “On Hold,” Including Imposition Of Tariffs

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 7:30pm 5/20/2018 at 7:30pm
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We’ve been covering the Trump administration’s trade talks with China, and now both nations have reportedly agreed to halt the trade war, including the imposition of tariffs, until a deal has been reached.

The AFP reports:

Washington and Beijing have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on...

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Airlines Praise Trump Admin for Reaching Deal With Gulf Carriers

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Trump Considers Reversing Rejection of Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 7:00pm 4/12/2018 at 7:00pm
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One of Trump’s first presidential acts was killing Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.

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Will Trump’s Steel Tariff Keep Rust Belt Red in 2018 and 2020?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 10:00am 3/11/2018 at 10:00am
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In a recent post, my colleague Mary Chastain noted that when Trump signed the steel and aluminum tariffs, he was surrounded by American steel workers. For Trump, this was largely about keeping a campaign promise to American workers, but it could also serve him and Republicans well in the next two...

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Trump Signs Off on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, Exempts Canada and Mexico

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 4:26pm 3/8/2018 at 4:26pm
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President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum at a press conference at the White House today, but decided to exempt Canada and Mexico during NAFTA negotiations.

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EU Threatens Trade War Over Trump’s Tariff Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:00am 3/8/2018 at 11:00am
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Rattled by President Trump’s proposal to raise tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the European Union is threatening the U.S. with a full-blown trade war. “We will now impose tariffs on motorcycles, Harley Davidson, on blue jeans, Levis, on bourbon,” Jean-Claude Junker, President of the European Commission, warned earlier this week.

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EU Officials Consider Retaliatory Bourbon Tariff if U.S. Adopts Steel Tariff

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:00am 7/11/2017 at 10:00am
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And this is how we know the EU is officially off its rocker — they’re considering a retaliatory bourbon tax.

Before we get too alarmist here, they’re also considering tariffs on dairy and orange juice, according to a report in the Financial Times:

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