Donald Trump
Government, Logistics

Canada, Mexico Signal NAFTA Deal Could Be Up to Trump

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

With about two weeks left until what may be the final deadline for a new NAFTA this year, Mexico and Canada are signaling there’s a deal to be had — if President Donald Trump wants one.

Josh Wingrove and Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
May 21, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Wanted to Double Amazon Postal Rates, Washington Post Says

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President Donald Trump pushed U.S. Postal Service officials to double package delivery rates paid by Amazon.com Inc. and other companies, the Washington Post reported, highlighting that his beef with the e-commerce giant and founder Jeff Bezos goes beyond tweets.

Spencer Soper and Devin Leonard | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2018
Government, Business

Trump’s China Tariffs Will Pinch US Consumers, Retailers Warn

Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS

Americans will pay more for everything from big-screen TVs to school supplies if the Trump administration follows through on threats to slap tariffs on Chinese imports, U.S. retailers warned.

Mark Niquette and Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
May 16, 2018
Business, Logistics

Trump Infrastructure Plan Ailing, but Not Dead, in Senate

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

A water resources bill under consideration in the Senate appears to reject the White House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, but top Republicans say parts of the Trump proposal eventually may make it into the legislation later this month.

David Schultz | Bloomberg News
May 9, 2018
Government, Logistics

Trump Eyes Twice-Failed Legal Strategy to Fight California Regulations

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The Trump administration is preparing to battle California’s tough car pollution regulations using an approach that federal courts already have rejected. Twice.

Ryan Beene and John Lippert | Bloomberg News
May 9, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Administration Softens Expectations for a US-China Trade Deal This Week

Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Bloomberg News

The Trump administration sought to temper expectations for a swift breakthrough on trade issues with China as a delegation of senior U.S. officials prepares to visit Beijing this week.

Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
May 1, 2018
Government, Business

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: NAFTA Talks Could Extend Past May

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said talks to revamp NAFTA could drag on for months, even as negotiators step up the pace of discussions to reach an agreement as soon as this month.

Christopher Palmeri and Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
May 1, 2018
Government, Business

US Factory Managers Concerned About Effects of Trump’s Tariffs

Bryan Mitchell/Bloomberg News

Very concerning. Two products eliminated. Commodity prices rising. Business planning “is at a standstill.” That’s what a few American manufacturers said they’re facing as the Trump administration weighs tariffs on imported metals and Chinese products, creating uncertainty for companies that by most other accounts are going gangbusters.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
May 1, 2018
Business

Trump’s China Tariffs Risk Costing US Jobs, New Study Shows

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President Donald Trump said his trade actions may cause “a little pain” in the short term, and a new study shows U.S. agricultural workers could be hurt the most.

Mark Niquette | Bloomberg News
May 1, 2018
Government, Business

Trump’s Gamble for Quick Trade Deal With China May Be Long Shot

Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS

President Donald Trump is dispatching two of his top economic deputies to China in hopes of a quick deal on trade. They may find the reality on the ground more daunting.

Bloomberg News
April 25, 2018

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