Articles by tag: trade war

Huawei Smartphone Sales Tank Under US Sanctions

After sanctions imposed by the United States last year, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is struggling mightily. The company fell out of the world’s top five organizations in terms of smartphones shipped – the first time it’s ranked outside that group in six years, according to Canalys. In the second quarter of 2020, the company was…

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How Can America Move to the Lead in the Drone Race?

Every week, Drones in America will introduce listeners to guests who are leaders, influencers, and experts from various areas to talk about America’s drone industry. Topics discussed will include the history of drones, new technology, policy, and the rapidly-growing commercial market. On this episode, Guillot sat down with one of the most influential policymakers in the…

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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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Business Casual: The Current State of the Trade War Between the U.S. and China

Could the trade war between the United States and China be inching towards a resolution? Some indicators are pointing to that answer being yes. But the primary question is: What has this trade war actually achieved? To answer that question, Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern talked to Phil Levy, Chief Economist for Flexport. Hear…

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3 Products Leading American Agriculture In 2019

It has been a tumultuous year for American agriculture companies. Historic rainfall and international supply chain uncertainty has altered traditional import and export levels. However, this industry is still exporting more than $100 billion annually, and is predicted to easily clear that number this year. Here are the three categories of exports leading to that…

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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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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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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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