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Trump increases pressure on Turkey amid currency crisis, authorizes doubling of metals tariffs

Thomas Franck | CNBC | 08/10/2018

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he authorized a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey amid a growing diplomatic dispute between the two countries that is causing a…

Japan holds out for multilateral trade approach with U.S. in new talks

David Lawder | Reuters | 08/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. and Japanese tra...

Canada braced for hard bargaining on dairy when NAFTA talks resume

Janyce McGregor | 08/10/2018

The United States has unfinished business with Canada’s supp...

Chinese leadership is facing a rare backlash for its handling of the US trade dispute

Ben Blanchard and Kevin Yao | 08/10/2018

A growing trade war with the Unite...

U.S. and Mexico Target Nafta Cars Deal by End of Week

Eric Martin | 08/09/2018

U.S. and Mexican negotiators are working to reach a Nafta cars deal this week that ...

U.S. Seafood Industry Vulnerable to Tariffs Aimed at China

Heather Haddon and Jesse Newman | 08/09/2018

The next round of U.S. tariffs aimed at Chinese imports co...

Should the US and China give up on a deal?

Derek Scissors | 08/09/2018

The $68 billion affected thus far in the US-China trade standoff is a tiny fraction of econ...


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