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Trump’s Political Tariff Bureaucracy

The WSJ Editorial Board | 08/07/2018

Tariffs are taxes, which distort investment and limit growth. And like taxes, when tariffs are high they create a political incentive for exemptions and favoritism. Behold the Commerce Department’s new…

Steel Giants With Ties to Trump Officials Block Tariff Relief for Hundreds of Firms

Jim Tankersley | 08/06/2018

WASHINGTON — Two of America’s biggest steel manufa...

Asian Nations Push Back at U.S. on Trade, Sanctions

Jessica Donati | 08/06/2018

SINGAPORE—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faced criticism from China and skepticism...

Trump’s trade war hits the one thing that was working – energy exports to China: Russell

Clyde Russell | 08/06/2018

LAUNCESTON, Australia (Reuters) &#...

Trump makes bizarre claim that tariffs will help pay down the massive U.S. debt

Heather Long | 08/06/2018

President Trump tweeted Sunday morning that his tariffs ...

China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of Imports to Counter Trump

Miao Han, Xiaoqing Pi, Yinan Zhao, and Kevin Hamlin | 08/03/2018

China announced a list of $60 bill...

China’s Empire of Money Is Reshaping Global Trade

Dimitrios Pogkas and David Welch | 08/03/2018

China is building a very 21st century empire—one where trade and...


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