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  • Trump was also warm but made clear he sees a need for more balance in the U.S.- India trade relationship in keeping with his campaign promise to expand American exports and create more jobs at home. Last year the U.S. trade deficit with India neared $31 billion. Trump said he was pleased about an Indian airlines recent order of 100 new American planes and that the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- Escalating a trade dispute with Canada, the U.S. Commerce Department on Monday slapped preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber of up to 7.72 percent, but decided to exclude three Atlantic provinces from such punitive tariffs. When combined with preliminary anti-subsidy duties issued in April, the new measures will...

  • Trump was also warm but made clear he sees a need for more balance in the U.S.- India trade relationship in keeping with his campaign promise to expand American exports and create more jobs at home. Last year the U.S. trade deficit with India neared $31 billion. Trump said he was pleased about an Indian airlines recent order of 100 new American planes and that the...

  • President Donald Trump urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do more to relax Indian trade barriers on Monday during talks in which both leaders took great pains to stress the importance of a strong U.S.-Indian relationship. Trump also was warm but made clear he sees a need for more balance in the U.S.- India trade relationship in keeping with his...

  • Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross speaks at 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S., June 19, 2017.

    The U.S. Commerce Department will impose anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Commerce Department has made a preliminary finding that Canadian softwood lumber imports are being dumped in the U.S. market and will impose anti-dumping duties, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday. The new duties range from 4.59 percent to 7.72 percent, the department said in a statement, further escalating a...

  • COMMERCE DEPARTMENT SAYS SOFTWOOD LUMBER IMPORTS FROM CANADA WILL FACE DUTIES UP TO 30.88 PCT DUE TO FINDING OF DUMPING AND PRIOR FINDING OF SUBSIDIES.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Monday it had made a preliminary decision to exclude three of Canada's Atlantic provinces from a U.S. investigation into whether Canada is dumping or subsidizing exports of softwood lumber. The decision to exclude Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island follows a preliminary...

  • The two leaders went into their relatively low-key summit looking to bolster the U.S.- India strategic partnership but an equally important goal was simply to break the ice and get to know each other. As they met, a Pentagon agency said the U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to India of a Boeing C-17 transport aircraft with an estimated cost of...

  • India has become one of the largest buyers of US defense equipment: Expert

    Mukesh Aghi, former CEO of L&T Infotech, and Richard Rossow, Wadwani chair in U.S. India policy studies at CSIS, weigh in on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Trump and CEOs today in Washington.

  • SAO PAULO, June 26- Brazils health inspectors union on Monday blamed understaffing and government budget cuts for sanitary problems that triggered a U.S. ban on Brazilian fresh beef imports that struck a new blow to the reputation of the country's massive meat industry. The ANFFA union said in an emailed statement there are around 270 meatpacking...

  • SAO PAULO, June 26- Brazils health inspectors union on Monday said understaffing and government budget cuts were to blame for sanitary problems that triggered a U.S. ban on Brazilian fresh meat imports. The ANFFA union said in an emailed statement there are around 270 meatpacking installations in Brazil operating without inspectors. Brazil has around 4,800...

  • June 26- China and Canada have signed an agreement vowing not to conduct state-sponsored cyber attacks against each other aimed at stealing trade secrets or other confidential business information. The Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants to boost trade with China, in part to lessen dependence on exports to the United States.

  • SpiceJet CEO: The Modi-Trump meeting is very important

    Ajay Singh, SpiceJet CEO, weighs in on President Trump's meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its impact on India-United States business relations.

  • Whirlpool clothes dryers on sale in San Francisco.

    New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in May and shipments also declined, suggesting a loss of momentum in the manufacturing sector.

  • BRUSSELS, June 26- The European Union would retaliate if European steelmakers suffered collateral damage from import restrictions the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is considering, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday. The focus is mainly cheap imports from China, but EU Trade Commissioner Malmstrom said EU industry could be...

  • BRUSSELS, June 26- The European Union is in a "very intense phase" in its negotiations for a free-trade agreement with Japan and could sign a provisional deal as early as next week, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday. A trade accord with the world's third-largest economy would be the European Union's biggest trade scalp to date. EU and Japanese...

  • That is because large projects depend on being cost-competitive with natural gas-fired plants to spur buying, research firm GTM Research said in their analysis. Suniva was founded in Georgia but as of 2015 is majority owned by Hong Kong- based Shunfeng International Clean Energy. Suniva is seeking a duty rate of 40 cents per watt on solar cells and a minimum...

  • BRUSSELS— The European Union's top trade official says the bloc is preparing retaliatory measures in case the United States goes ahead with plans to impose steel tariffs on imports. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the bloc was "making preparations" to retaliate in the event the U.S. introduces new tariffs. Malmstroem said Monday that the EU would...

  • President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Monday, seeking to boost U.S.-Indian relations despite differences over trade, the Paris climate accord and immigration. Their White House session promises less pomp than Modi's previous visits to Washington, which included former...