Edition:
United States

Timothy Aeppel

Trump's steel tariffs create big profits but few new jobs

Nov 13 2018

SEDALIA, Missouri Nucor Corp, America’s largest steelmaker, planned a new plant in Sedalia, Missouri, long before U.S. President Donald Trump imposed tariffs to protect the industry – and it does not need them to make money.

U.S.-Mexico trade talks may pivot from metals tariffs to quotas

Aug 30 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. trade officials are pressing Mexico and possibly Canada to accept a quota plan to replace national security tariffs currently in place on imports of steel and aluminum, people briefed on the negotiations said on Thursday.

NAFTA talks held up by autos, Mexican splits on energy

Aug 24 2018

WASHINGTON The prospect of a quick deal between Mexico and the United States retreated on Friday as disagreements over energy flared up and conflict over autos persisted in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

U.S.-Mexico NAFTA talks seen running into next week, autos unresolved

Aug 23 2018

WASHINGTON U.S.-Mexico talks to craft a deal on new auto industry rules under the NAFTA trade pact are poised to continue into next week, Mexico's economy minister said on Thursday, as friction persists over the threat of more restrictive U.S. import rules.

Mexico, U.S. 'close' to resolving bilateral NAFTA issues

Aug 22 2018

WASHINGTON Mexico and the United States are close to resolving remaining bilateral issues in the revamp of the NAFTA trade deal, officials said, but hopes of squaring away differences on Wednesday were booted to at least later this week.

U.S. manufacturers, steel makers battle over tariff relief

Jun 28 2018

The flood of requests from U.S. manufacturers with the Commerce Department to exempt them from the Trump administration’s hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum imports is exposing competitive information to rivals, customers and U.S. metal producers.

U.S. manufacturers, steel makers battle over tariff relief

Jun 28 2018

The flood of requests from U.S. manufacturers with the Commerce Department to exempt them from the Trump administration’s hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum imports is exposing competitive information to rivals, customers and U.S. metal producers.

U.S. manufacturers, steel makers battle over tariff relief

Jun 28 2018

June 28 The flood of requests from U.S. manufacturers with the Commerce Department to exempt them from the Trump administration’s hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum imports is exposing competitive information to rivals, customers and U.S. metal producers.

World News

Trump briefed on Khashoggi murder by CIA, Pompeo

U.S. President Donald Trump, while flying to California on Saturday, was briefed on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after a CIA assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing, the White House said.