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In back-to-back events this week President Trump and his commerce secretary visited the Ohio Valley to tout administration policies aimed at propping up two of the region’s traditional but faltering industries — metals and mining. The president used a Tuesday rally filled with West Virginia coal miners to unveil a new plan to ease pollution… Read More
President Trump called for a doubling in the tariff on imported steel and aluminum from Turkey, escalating a diplomatic spat with a key NATO ally.
Earlier this week, the Trump administration threatened to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent. China quickly vowed to take countermeasures.
President Trump and EU.Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker say they will not impose further tariffs on each other as long as trade talks continue.
Jimmy Tosh sells a lot of pigs. He is owner and CEO of Tosh Farms, Tosh Pork, and Bacon By Gosh, in Henry County, Tennessee, and has 84 contracted barns in the region where farmers grow pigs for his products. On a recent July day, Tosh craned over some 1,200 piglets and reflected on how recent market disturbances have affected his… Read More
The administration’s list includes more than 6,000 items, including seafood, propane and toilet paper.
CINCINNATI (AP) – A Republican senator and former U.S. trade official says he’s concerned about the impact President Donald Trump’s tariff battles will have on the Ohio economy. Sen. Rob Portman, a U.S. trade representative during George W. Bush’s presidency, says he supports being tough with China but would like to see more caution and… Read More
At midnight, U.S. tariffs took effect on $34 billion worth of imported Chinese goods — and Beijing responded quickly. The tit for tat marks a significant escalation in the countries’ trade dispute.
Whiskey distillers in the U.S. are concerned EU tariffs will take a big bite out of sales. Many have expanded to meet growing demand and worry what will happen if trade frictions aren’t resolved soon.
President Donald Trump’s desire to help boost the Ohio Valley’s energy industry and bring back mining jobs could be stymied by the administration’s escalating trade battle with China and other trading partners across the globe. The Trump administration announced in June $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods, which are set to go into effect on Friday…. Read More