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Rajesh Kumar Singh

U.S. company supplying tear gas to Hong Kong police faces mounting criticism

11 Oct 2019

CHICAGO Another U.S. senator has joined a chorus against Pennsylvania-based NonLethal Technologies Inc for selling riot gear to Hong Kong that is being used against pro-democracy protesters.

Harley struggles to fire up new generation of riders with electric bike debut

07 Oct 2019

CHICAGO Harley-Davidson Inc is betting on electric motorcycles to attract the next generation of younger and more environmentally conscious riders to reverse declining U.S. sales. | Video

Deere to lay off 163 U.S. workers as trade war dents equipment demand

01 Oct 2019

CHICAGO Deere & Co on Tuesday announced indefinite layoffs for 163 U.S. manufacturing workers at plants in Illinois and Iowa that make agricultural, forestry and construction equipment, citing decreased customer demand.

In Michigan steel towns, tariffs meant to revive industry cost jobs

26 Sep 2019

ECORSE/RIVER ROUGE, Michigan Some steelworkers who cheered U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on foreign steel last year are now being laid off, an unintended consequence of his America First policy as United States Steel Corp reacts to sagging demand from automakers reeling from higher steel prices.

Harley-Davidson $1.6 billion investment plan raises earnings concerns

24 Sep 2019

Harley-Davidson Inc said on Tuesday it would invest as much as $1.6 billion over the next four years to turn around its business, raising concerns about its earnings and sending its shares lower.

Retailers howl as U.S. trade agency locks in 15% tariffs on September 1

29 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON/DECATUR, Ill. The Trump administration on Wednesday made official its extra 5% tariff on $300 billion (£244.36 billion) in Chinese imports and set collection dates of Sept. 1 and Dec. 15, prompting hundreds of U.S. retail, footwear, toy and technology companies to warn of price hikes.

Trump to announce plan to boost biofuel demand soon: U.S. agriculture secretary

28 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON/DECATUR, Ill. U.S. President Donald Trump will announce a plan to boost demand for biofuels within weeks, his secretary of agriculture said on Wednesday, as the administration seeks to assuage farmers angered by its expanded use of oil refinery waivers.

On-off trade tariffs wreak havoc on U.S. company planning

23 Aug 2019

CHICAGO Win Cramer thought his company was out of the firing line in the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war after his "Made-in-China" wireless headphones, speakers and earbuds were taken off Washington's tariff list a year ago.

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