trade

WASHINGTON | Correction: Trade-US-Canada story

WASHINGTON— In a story Sept. 1 about negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Michael Best Strategies is a law firm. It is a consulting company and the lobbying arm of the law firm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP. A corrected version of the story is below: … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: Trade-US-Canada story

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s week of fiction: trade, Google, polls

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is playing loose with the facts in his exuberance to push through a trade agreement with Mexico. He insists the deal reached this past week between the United States and Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement is “one of the largest trade deals” ever. It’s not. And … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s week of fiction: trade, Google, polls

CHICAGO | Blackhawks unload Hossa’s contract in trade with Coyotes

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks traded Marian Hossa and Vinnie Hinostroza to the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, parting with a promising young forward in order to clear out a troublesome contract. The Blackhawks also sent defenseman Jordan Oesterle and a third-round pick in the 2019 draft to the Coyotes for forwards Marcus Kruger, MacKenzie Entwistle … Continue reading CHICAGO | Blackhawks unload Hossa’s contract in trade with Coyotes

Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Former DuPont Employee, Josh Harry Isler Pleads Guilty to Stealing Trade Secrets and Lying to the FBI

Took Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information When He Accepted a Job with a Competitor Cedar Rapids,Iowa. Josh Harry Isler, age 55, from St. Ansgar, Iowa, pled guilty today in United States District Court in Cedar Rapids to one count of trade secret theft and one count of making a false statement or representation to the … Continue reading Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Former DuPont Employee, Josh Harry Isler Pleads Guilty to Stealing Trade Secrets and Lying to the FBI

WASHINGTON | Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

WASHINGTON  — Lawmakers went on record Wednesday to express their frustration with the Trump administration’s growing use of tariffs as the Senate passed a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security. The measure, which passed by an 88-11 vote, directs Capitol Hill negotiators trying … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

BEIJING  | European exporters in China shift trade to avoid US tariffs

BEIJING  — A business group says European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs in a sign of the spreading impact of the U.S.-Chinese trade war. The president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, Mats Harborn, said Tuesday one of its … Continue reading BEIJING  | European exporters in China shift trade to avoid US tariffs

FRANKFURT, Germany  | German exports rise, but trade tensions loom

FRANKFURT, Germany  — German exports rose in May, suggesting trade disputes in recent days with the United States haven’t yet damaged Europe’s biggest economy. The national statistics agency said Monday that exports rose by 1.8 percent over April. Compared with a year earlier, exports were down 1.3 percent. Analyst Carsten Brzeski at ING said a … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany  | German exports rise, but trade tensions loom

SEOUL, South Korea  | Global markets lower as trade concerns linger

SEOUL, South Korea  — Global markets were lower on Wednesday, with Chinese stocks leading the declines as jitters over trade conflicts between the world’s largest economies lingered. Oil prices extended their gains as the U.S. pushed other countries to cut oil imports from Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 0.3 percent in early trading … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | Global markets lower as trade concerns linger