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Eric Walsh

WSJ - USA verhängen Zölle auf Stahl und Aluminium aus EU

May 31 2018

Washington/Berlin Die USA wollen einem Medienbericht zufolge in Kürze ihre Drohung wahr machen und Importzölle auf Stahl- und Aluminiumprodukte aus der EU verhängen.

RBS reaches $4.9 billion deal to settle U.S. mortgage bond investigation

May 10 2018

WASHINGTON/BOSTON/LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay a smaller-than-expected $4.9 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into its sale of mortgage-backed securities, paving the way for a long-awaited return of cash to UK taxpayers who bankrolled its post-crisis survival.

Trump to end special status for Liberian immigrants in U.S.

Mar 27 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to special legal status for certain immigrants from Liberia, including some who have lived in the United States for decades, citing improved conditions in the West African country.

U.S. trade panel backs probe into welded pipe imports

Mar 06 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday voted to continue anti-dumping and subsidy investigations into imports of large-diameter welded pipe from Canada, China, Greece, India, South Korea and Turkey, it said in a statement.

U.S. Commerce Dept sends Trump steel probe findings, keeps details under wraps

Jan 11 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday said it sent President Donald Trump the results of its probe into whether steel imports threaten U.S. national security, but declined to reveal any details of its recommendations.

U.S. finds Canada lumber harms U.S. producers, duties to remain

Dec 07 2017

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it made a final finding that exports of softwood lumber from Canada injure U.S. producers, virtually ensuring that hefty duties on imports of the building material will remain in place for five years.

U.S. to deny visas to Cambodian officials over opposition crackdown

Dec 06 2017

WASHINGTON/PHNOM PENH The United States said on Wednesday it would restrict entry to people involved in the Cambodian government's actions to undermine democracy, including the dissolution of the main opposition party and imprisonment of its leader.

U.S. Justice Department considers possible 'bump stocks' ban

Dec 05 2017

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that it is considering a possible ban on certain bump stocks, the attachments that make semiautomatic rifles fire faster and were used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in Las Vegas in October.

U.S. sets final anti-subsidy duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

Nov 09 2017

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday said it set final anti-subsidy duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia, pushing soyoil futures to a two-month high even though the decision was expected.

U.S. sets antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

Oct 24 2017

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department set preliminary antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, after an initial finding that the products used as motor fuel were being sold at prices below market value in the United States.

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