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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 could wind up hurting a major product that initially comes from America: fish. Proposed 10% duties by the Trump administration…

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...

US tariffs risk hitting highest levels for 50 years, says ECB

Claire Jones | Financial Times | 08/09/2018

The European Central Bank has warned that US tariffs are...

You Live in Robert Lighthizer’s World Now

Quinn Slobodian | 08/08/2018

Last month, U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, sat th...

South Carolina manufacturer says it’s closing plant over Trump tariffs

Aris Folley | 08/08/2018

Element Electronics, a consumer electronics company in South...

Are Tariff Worries Cutting into Business Investment?

David Altig, Nick Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, and Nick Parker | 08/08/2018

“Nobody’s mod...

U.S. Readies to Slap Duties on $16 Billion of Chinese Goods

Andrew Mayeda | 08/08/2018

The U.S. said it will begin imposing 25 percent duties on an additional $16...


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