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Economists boost Q4 growth closer to 3% as trade war hits imports - CNBC
Economists boosted their forecasts for U.S. fourth quarter growth Wednesday, after a surprise narrowing of the trade gap in November due to a drop in imports.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  imports  exports  trade  trade-agreements  economy 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
A Tiny Screw Shows Why iPhones Won’t Be ‘Assembled in U.S.A.’ - The New York Times
Despite a trade war between the United States and China and past admonishments from President Trump “to start building their damn computers and things in this country,” Apple is unlikely to bring its manufacturing closer to home.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  exports  imports  trade  trade-agreements  supply-chain  logistics  made-in-america 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Trade war: Firms look to new factories as tariffs bite - BBC News
The world's largest maker of industrial computers, Taiwan's Advantech, plans to boost US production to combat the hit from the trade war.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  tariffs  exports  imports  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  manufacturing  supply-chain  logistics 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
China's slowing economy hits companies beyond Caterpillar and Nvidia - CNBC
Disappointing results from construction machinery giant Caterpillar and a pessimistic revenue forecast from chipmaker Nvidia point to a broader impact to the global business community from China's economic slowdown, analysts said on Tuesday.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  china  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
U.S.-China trade war takes toll on global manufacturing - Reuters
Factory activity weakened across much of Europe and Asia in December as the U.S.-China trade war and a slowdown in demand hit production in many economies, offering little reason for optimism as the new year begins.
Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  china  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
U.S. Farmers Fear Lucrative Japanese Exports Will Wither - WSJ
Two new trade pacts will soon cut Japanese tariffs and ease quotas on products sold by some of American agriculture’s biggest competitors.
Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  food-processing  food-industry  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports  business-globalization  Japan 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
What’s Your U.S. Manufacturing and Tariff Strategy? - Area Development
With the uncertain future of new tariffs and penalties, is it time to consider building a manufacturing site in the United States?
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  tariffs  exports  imports  trump  trade  trade-agreements  logistics  supply-chain 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
NAFTA By Any Other Name Is Just Fine with Corporate America - IndustryWeek
New regional value content requirements could push production from Mexico’s cheaper labor market to the U.S.
this-week-438  Around-the-web  Matt  NAFTA  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports  mexico  manufacturing  sfp-insider-10-26-2018 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Preparing for the China-U.S. Trade War - Automation World
As new tariffs are launched between the two countries, tension in the manufacturing industry intensifies. Here are some steps to take to offset the expense of new import/export duties.
this-week-435  Around-the-web  Matt  china  tariffs  trade  trade-agreements  supply-chain  manufacturing  exports  imports 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Kidney Beans Piled to the Rafters: Tariffs Are Biting in Farm Country - WSJ
After the U.S. placed tariffs on European steel and aluminum in June, Europe hit back with a tax that, among other things, made American kidney beans 25% more expensive in Europe.
this-week-342  Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  exports  imports  farming 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Textile Industry Shattered by China Trade Embraces Trump Crusade - Bloomberg
While there’s no shortage of doom and gloom coming from corporate America about President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, there is at least one U.S. industry cheering him on: textiles.
this-week-431  Around-the-web  Matt  textiles-clothing-industries  NAFTA  china  manufacturing  supply-chain  logistics  trade  imports  exports 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
A mid-year evaluation: other disruptive effects - Industrial Insights - PwC
While technology remains a critical change agent within the industrial products sector, there are other disruptors that continue to impact our business.
advanced-manufacturing  imports  capital-access  u.s.-manufacturing  economic-analysis  this-week-312  Around-the-web 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Imports Are Surging From China Because China Is Breaking The International Rules Of Trade, Yet The U.S. Does Nothing
U.S. industry is increasingly uncompetitive in global markets and the consequences of fast-growing trade imbalances could be troublesome for the American economy and the international financial system, according to analyst Ernest Preeg of the Manufacturers Alliance / MAPI.
business-globalization  china  exports  imports  government-policy  foreign-trade-agreements  free-trade-agreements  this-week-303  around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
U.S. Steel Cites South Korean Imports in Plans to Idle Plants - WSJ
U.S. Steel Corp. said it would temporarily close plants in Texas and Pennsylvania and blamed illegally priced imports, raising the volume on trade disputes with China and South Korea.
this-week-265  around-the-web  steel-industry  imports  matt  texas  Pennsylvania  southwest  mid-atlantic  trade  south-Korea  china  asia 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Port of Oakland Bets on Big Changes to Steer Global Commerce to Bay Area - San Jose Mercury News
California ports import more than they export, but Oakland expects its port expansion to boost both its import and export capacity. Chart compares Oakland to two of its major competitors.
exports  global-commerce  around-the-web  california  port-of-oakland  economic-development  this-week-227  matt  imports 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
Wells Fargo Securities Economics Group: ISM Modest Growth Story Continues - Area Development Online
At 50.9 the ISM reading reinforces the theme of modest, subpar growth that has been the expectation for this year.
exports  economic-indicator-reports  wells-fargo  matt  imports 
july 2013 by areadevelopment

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