Posts Tagged ‘tariffs’

Breitbart Business Digest: The Tariffs Inflation Con

A repeal of the tariffs on goods imported from China would do absolutely nothing to the two most politically salient parts of inflation: gas prices and food prices.

Biden Continues Exempting China-Made Medical Supplies from U.S. Tariffs

President Joe Biden’s administration will continue exempting a number of China-made medical products from United States tariffs even as the Chinese coronavirus crisis exposed the nation’s over-reliance on foreign countries for vital supplies. 

Report: Joe Biden’s Globalists Quietly Fight to Slash U.S. Tariffs on China

Economic globalists embedded in President Joe Biden’s administration are quietly fighting to cut United States tariffs on China-made products, first imposed by former President Trump, despite opposition from America’s union workers. 

Tom Cotton Demands Joe Biden Explain Why He Eliminated U.S. Tariffs on China

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) is demanding President Joe Biden’s administration officials explain their decision to eliminate United States tariffs on hundreds of China-made products. As Breitbart News reported last month, Biden’s United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai announced the elimination of Section 301 tariffs on more than 350 products made in China that are […]

Republicans, Democrats Beg Biden to Cut U.S. Tariffs on China-Made Products

A group of House Republicans and Democrats are lobbying President Joe Biden’s United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai to allow more “made in China” companies to apply for tariff exclusions, Breitbart News has learned. Reps. Darin LaHood (R-IL), Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Ron Kind (D-WI), and Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) are requesting that Tai expand the administration’s […]

Biden Commerce Secretary Says Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Saved American Jobs

Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo told reporters at the White House on April 7 that the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum saved American jobs. “With respect to tariffs, there is a place for tariffs. The 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum have in fact helped save American jobs in the steel and aluminum industries,” […]

‘We must avoid tariffs’: UK car industry on tenterhooks as Brexit trade talks hang in the balance

The fate of the post-Brexit trade talks hang in the balance, with both the EU and UK admitting that serious differences remain on key issues. Boris Johnson has said the UK can “more than live with” a no-deal scenario after the transition period expires at the end of the year, even calling it a “good […]

‘We must respond to US tariffs, end sanctions on Russia’ – Austrian vice chancellor

Rethinking EU sanctions policy towards Russia is “desirable” because the measures are damaging the national economy, Strache told the Austrian newspaper Osterreich in an interview published on Saturday. “I have always warned against pushing Russia into the arms of China. It is high time to put an end to these annoying sanctions and normalize political […]

China Vows Retaliation With "Same Scale, Intensity" To Any New US Tariffs

Trump’s aggressive trade war overtures and China’s initial retaliatory moves have spooked Wall Street over the past week and again on Monday, which helped drive down the Dow Jones by 459 points, with the Nasdaq Composite quickly approaching correction territory. And as the mass exodus continues out of Wall Street’s highest-flying stocks, trade […]

Study finds Trump tariffs may add 19k aluminum & steel jobs

     A study conducted by the Coalition for Prosperous America found that President Donald Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel will add roughly 19,000 jobs. The group found that Trump’s 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum will add roughly 19,000 jobs, offsetting potential jobs losses from other sectors of […]

Politically Inspired Tariffs Will Not Solve US Economic Problems

Politically Inspired Tariffs Will Not Solve US Economic Problems Above: From Popular Resistance’s Trade for People and Planet Campaign. Sign up here. In the context of the tariffs on steel and aluminum that the Trump administration announced in the past weeks, a lot has happened. Exemptions were given to Canada and Mexico, the former which is the […]

Watching The Hawks – Trading on Tariffs & Securing The Matrix | Watching The Hawks on RT America |

Watching The Hawks – Trading on Tariffs & Securing The Matrix | Watching The Hawks on RT America | Watching The President Donald Trump announced new U.S. tariffs reminding many of the notorious Depression era Smoot-Hawley tariff bill. Bart Chilton host of RTs Boom Bust enters the Hawks Nest to breakdown the pros, cons, […]

Slavery or Tariffs: What Really Caused Secession? By Prof. Ray Goodwin

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China strikes back at US over tariffs

A game of cat-and-mouse between Washington and Beijing intensified yesterday after Congress gave the go-ahead on a bill that increases tariffs on Chinese goods. Those overseas have already fired back, however, and the consequences could be chaotic. Though the US bill that was aimed at hitting so-called “currency manipulators” like China will most likely fail […]

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