Articles by tag: tariffs

A Sharp Increase in Mexican Steel Imports is Posing Risks for U.S. Manufacturing and U.S. National Economy

Mexican Steel Imports

The rapid increase of Mexican steel imports can have some dire consequences in the near future for the American economy. Several years ago the U.S. and Mexico agreed to a tariff deal that would allow Mexican steel to be imported duty-free into the U.S., while also under the terms that it would not exceed a…

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E.U. Whiskey Tariffs Are Lifted, But the Industry is Still On the Rocks

The whiskey market is eager for a return to form. In 2018, in response to the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs targeting the E.U. and ordered by former President Donald Trump, the European Commission imposed a retaliatory 25% tariff on some key American goods, including U.S. distilled bourbon and whiskey. The popular aged American…

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Could Tariffs Put a Damper on Holiday Spending?

A new round of tariffs are set to go into effect on Sunday, December 15th on $160 billion worth of Chinese consumer goods. Many of these products are popular holiday items, such as computers, cell phones, clothing and toys. Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern discuss the impact this could have on the retail industry…

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The Roboticist Chronicles: Talking Tariffs, Subsidies, and Free Market Capitalism

Tariffs and subsidies are a hot topic at the moment, with global trade affecting the market each day. But who exactly are tariffs hurting and helping? Dan Allford, president and founder of ARC Specialties, delivers his perspective on this episode of The Roboticist Chronicles. Allford, a proponent of a global free market, described how…

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Nut News: At 2018 Crop Year-End, Prices Are on the Rise

Nut News: At 2018 Crop Year-End, Prices Are on the Rise With global demand for almonds strong, prices are on the rise as 2018’s crop year, which just ended July 31, saw record high numbers shipped out and record low numbers of carryout inventory. On today’s episode of Nut News, Bob Nunes, CEO for…

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China Says No More U.S. Agriculture: Business Casual

Farmers in the United States got some bad news this week as the Chinese Commerce Ministry announced that China will no longer be buying American agricultural products. As the trade war between the U.S. and China continues to drag on, the growing question is whether or not American farmers can continue to endure it….

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The U.S. Treasury Designates China a Currency Manipulator: What Comes Next?

Retailers and agriculture professionals are paying close attention to the ongoing developments in the China-U.S. trade war. The United States Treasury on Monday declared China a currency manipulator, which the Asian nation steadfastly rejected. The recent round of tariffs on $300 million on Chinese goods set to begin on Sept. 1 triggered China to devalue…

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Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

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CtUC 2023 Trailblazers Transform Hospital Operations Through Medical Logistics Innovations
May 21, 2024

CtUC 2023 Trailblazers are at the forefront of transforming hospital operations, particularly in sterile processing and logistics, as highlighted in a recent episode of the ConCensis podcast. The healthcare industry, driven by technological advancements and the need to improve patient outcomes, continuously seeks solutions to optimize processes and ensure compliance with health regulations—a challenge…

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Motor Fuels Tax Minute – Episode 48: Audit Tips
May 21, 2024

In this week’s episode of Motor Fuels Tax Minute, our hosts introduce Supervisor and Motor Fuels team member, Bryan Ruwaldt, who offers audit tips.   For information or assistance, contact us. We are here to help. ©2024 Detailed Description of Weaver’s Motor Fuels Tax Minute, Episode 48 00:00:00 Kelly: Thank you for joining us on this…

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Learning, Sharing, and Harmonizing with Communities are Central to the Success of Applied Digital’s Facilities
May 20, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital emphasizes the importance of learning and understanding the unique needs and resources of each community they engage with and build their facilities. Their approach is to identify what the community can offer and what they can contribute in return. This process…

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What to Know About the Latest Round of Tariffs on Chinese Goods
August 5, 2019

A new set of tariffs on Chinese goods has the retail industry in a state of unease. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a new set of tariffs that will go into effect Sept. 1. The policy will add an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese goods. Toymakers could be particularly affected by…

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U.S. and China Trade War, and Why Experts Disagree on its Impact
July 31, 2019

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China continues to make an impact on businesses even beyond the two nations’ borders. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are currently meeting with Chinese diplomats in Shanghai to find a resolution. Until an agreement is reached though, businesses and consumers…

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The Winners and Losers of America’s Trade War with China
May 17, 2019

The ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China have the business world in a state of flux. Uncertainty is a condition in which no business wants to be in and in some cases, this uneasiness can shutter companies. Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Adjunct Professor Phil Levy specializes in trade strategy. He…

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Nut News: The Short Term Looks Positive for Almonds after April 2019 Almond Position Report
May 17, 2019

On this episode of Nut News with host Tyler Kern, Bob Nunes, CEO of Select Harvest USA, revealed good news for April 2019 almond shipments after the release of the month’s Almond Position Report. Almonds set a new record high this month with 177 million pounds shipped, a 0.3 percent increase over the prior…

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