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President Trump’s Trade Wars

China, USA - June 7 2018 President Trump did not back away from his threat to impose tariffs - 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum - on several of the U.S.’s allies…

US and China Trade Talks Progress

China, USA - May 21 2018 A trade war between the U.S. and China has been avoided. Both countries have been threatening each other with tariffs for the past couple months…

The Trump Administration’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

USA - April 12 2018 On March 1, 2018, President Trump announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, rejecting push back from his own advisers and objections from…

US and South Korea Reach Trade Deal

South Korea, USA - March 30 2018 On March 28, 2018 the White House formally announced that a trade deal with South Korea had been reached. President Trump is claiming a major victory…

Trump Annouces Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

USA - March 2 2018 President Trump announced he will impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to protect U.S. producers. Trump said the tariffs would include a 25%…

What the EU’s New Data Regulations Mean for the US

European Union, USA - February 26 2018 On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. The GDPR was adopted in April 2016, and designed to…

Trump Announces New Tariffs Aimed at China and South Korea

China, South Korea, USA - January 25 2018 On January 22, 2018, President Trump announced new tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines. The companies that will be most affected…

NAFTA Renegotiations and Agriculture

Canada, Mexico, USA - January 16 2018 On January 8, 2018, President Donald Trump spoke at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual conference. During his speech, President Trump said…

Trump Administration Ramps up Sanctions on North Korea

North Korea, USA - November 24 2017 On November 21, 2017, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued more sanctions against North Korea in an effort to intensify pressure on Kim Jong Unand…

NAFTA Talks Will Continue Into 2018

Canada, Mexico, USA - October 26 2017 The time frame for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation talks has been extended and will now continue into 2018. The fourth…