On Friday, China’s top negotiator left Washington without a trade deal, and President Trump implemented another series of tariffs on Chinese goods. Nick Schifrin talks to the Brookings Institution’s Ryan Hass, former national security staff under President Obama, and American…
Chinese and Trump administration officials are supposed to meet later this week to hammer out a trade agreement, but the challenge may be more difficult now that Trump has threatened to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods. NPR’s Laura Sullivan…
U.S. aluminum production is expected to increase 67 percent between 2017 and the end of this year because of increased investment in the industry, according to a recent report.
By Gretchen Frazee
It's been a week of puzzling disconnects and untruths from the Trump administration. Here's a closer look at some of the comments by Trump and his officials.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
How are President Trump's tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum affecting manufacturers and workers? At two different Missouri factories, there are two very different stories. Mid Continent Steel and Wire, which makes nails, has already eliminated 100 jobs. But about…
By Daniel Cooper, The Conversation
The U.S. could slash imports of these metals not by imposing duties but by boosting the reuse and recycling of old metal products.
By PBS NewsHour
After the Trump administration added a 25 percent tariff on over 1,000 Chinese products this week, China responded with tariffs on $50 billion worth of U.S. imports. Effective July 6, the tariffs could impact prices, interest rates and the overall…
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Trump's announcement that the U.S. would impose heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminum raised a fear of retaliation by America's trading partners.
By Associated Press
Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is asking Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to answer several questions about the move. That includes a "detailed cost analysis" of the impact on the economy, how employment levels were factored into the decision and national…
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