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Why one U.S. can-maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up

Jun 14 2019

WASHINGTON One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs.

RPT-Why one US can maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up

Jun 14 2019

WASHINGTON, June 14 One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs.

Japan, U.S. deepened understanding over positions on trade - Motegi

Jun 14 2019

WASHINGTON/TOKYO Japan and the United States deepened their understanding over each other's position on trade, Japan's economy minister said after meeting his U.S. counterpart on Thursday, adding the two will likely meet again ahead of a G20 summit later this month.

Expectations low for Trump-Xi talks, preparations limited

Jun 12 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and U.S. leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has been little preparation for a meeting even as the health of the world economy is at stake. | Video

Expectations low for Trump-Xi talks, preparations limited

Jun 12 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, June 12 With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and U.S. leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has been little preparation for a meeting even as the health of the world economy is at stake.

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit

Jun 09 2019

FUKUOKA, Japan A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday.

G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing'

Jun 09 2019

FUKUOKA, Japan Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick-up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers were divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing". | Video

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit

Jun 08 2019

FUKUOKA, Japan A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday. | Video

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit

Jun 08 2019

FUKUOKA, Japan A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday.

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit

Jun 08 2019

FUKUOKA, Japan, June 8 A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday.

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