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Automaker groups warn U.S. tariffs will undermine new NAFTA deal

15 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. automakers and parts suppliers on Thursday warned that President Donald Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs and threatened car tariffs would undermine the benefits of the new deal to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, causing widespread job losses.

Automaker groups warn U.S. tariffs will undermine new NAFTA deal

15 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. automakers and parts suppliers on Thursday warned that President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs and threatened car tariffs would undermine the benefits of the new deal to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, causing widespread job losses.

Europe ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes auto tariffs: EU trade chief

15 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Wednesday that the EU has a list of potential retaliation targets ready in case U.S. President Donald Trump imposes auto tariffs on the bloc's member states.

EU's Malmstrom assumes U.S. won't slap autos tariffs during talks

14 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The European Union’s trade commissioner, Cecilia Malmstrom, said on Tuesday she assumes the United States will not slap auto tariffs on the EU while the two sides are negotiating on trade, even as the Trump administration considers options to shield the U.S. auto industry from imports.

White House to consider Commerce Department auto tariff recommendations: officials

13 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department has submitted draft recommendations to the White House on its investigation into whether to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported cars and parts on national security grounds, two administration officials said.

White House adviser Navarro to Wall Street: Stay out of U.S.-China trade talks

09 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON White House adviser Peter Navarro on Friday lashed out at efforts by current and former Wall Street executives to urge the United States and China to end their trade dispute, calling them "unregistered foreign agents" who were trying to pressure President Donald Trump into a deal.

Democrat-led House seen backing Trump’s China trade war, scrutinising talks with allies

08 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The new Democrat majority in the U.S. House of Representatives is likely to back President Donald Trump's trade war with China and could even egg him on, but will offer tougher scrutiny of his negotiations with allies, trade experts and lawmakers say.

U.S. to impose new duties on Chinese aluminium sheet products

08 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday said it would impose final anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on Chinese common alloy aluminium sheet products of 96.3 percent to 176.2 percent.

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