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Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Jun 10 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Jun 09 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

New Trump aid plan for U.S. farmers seen mirroring 2018 package

May 15 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration's second package of aid for U.S. farmers hit by the trade war with China is expected to total $15 billion to $20 billion and involve direct payments, the agriculture secretary said on Wednesday.

New Trump aid plan for U.S. farmers to rely on direct payments - sources

May 15 2019

WASHINGTON, May 15 The Trump administration's second package of aid for U.S. farmers hit by the trade war with China is expected to have a similar structure to last year's program, using direct payments and commodity purchases, industry sources briefed on the plan said.

EPA has received DOE input for 2018 small refinery waivers: sources

May 01 2019

WASHINGTON The Department of Energy has given the Environmental Protection Agency its scoring results for the 40 outstanding 2018 applications made by small refineries for waivers from U.S. biofuel laws, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

RPT-U.S. EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback -sources

May 01 2019

April 30 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels law after receiving blowback from the White House and parts of the oil industry, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback: sources

Apr 30 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels law after receiving blowback from the White House and parts of the oil industry, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

U.S. EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback -sources

Apr 30 2019

April 30 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels law after receiving blowback from the White House and parts of the oil industry, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

ADM's move to spin off ethanol assets speaks to industry's woes

Apr 26 2019

NEW YORK/CHICAGO Biofuels pioneer Archer Daniels Midland took another step toward abandoning its pure-play ethanol assets on Friday, the latest sign of the industry's struggles with U.S. President Donald Trump's trade wars, thin margins, and overproduction.

China eyes U.S. poultry, pork imports in trade talks: sources

Apr 16 2019

NEW YORK/CHICAGO China would likely lift a ban on U.S. poultry as part of a trade deal and may buy more pork to meet a growing supply deficit, but it is not willing to allow a prohibited growth drug used in roughly half the U.S. hog herd, two sources with knowledge of the negotiations said.

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