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News by subject: TRD

9 march 2018

08:30
Today, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) became the 11th member of ACTION for Trade, a coalition that aims to ensure that U.S. trade policy and agreements protect and promote creativity and innovation. "Fair trade is an essential part of...


8 march 2018

17:23
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a letter he sent to President Trump after it was announced Thursday afternoon that the U.S. would be placing tariffs on the importation of steel and aluminum from countries...

17:09
Canada's steel and aluminum producers must be permanently exempted from U.S. tariffs, the United Steelworkers (USW) says. "The evidence is clear and overwhelming. Canadian steel and aluminum exports are not part of the problem that the U.S....

17:07
President Donald J. Trump today signed a Presidential Proclamation implementing a 10% tariff on all primary aluminum imports into the United States in order to stop the flood of foreign metal that has been destroying the U.S. aluminum industry and...

16:56
Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute President and CEO, released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order imposing a 10% tariff on imported aluminum: "This tariff on aluminum will hurt American breweries and beer importers...

16:44
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement after the administration announced its final decision in the pending Section 232 investigations on steel and aluminum. Those investigations, launched in April 2017, were designed to...

16:30
Nucor Corporation is pleased that President Trump moved forward today to implement the tariffs on steel imports he announced last week. For years, foreign producers have found every way possible to circumvent our country's trade laws and it is time...

14:14
Unifor, the largest private sector union in Canada, vows to fight ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). "There is nothing comprehensive or progressive about this agreement, it's TPP 2.0...

11:27
Seafood is an important part of a healthy diet and a high-quality source of nutrients, so it's not surprising that seafood is one of the most highly-traded commodities in the world. I recognize that a lot of work happens between catching a fish or...


7 march 2018

10:02
The United Steelworkers (USW) union released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard in response to U.S. Steel's announcement that it would restart a blast furnace and steelmaking facilities at the company's mill...


5 march 2018

13:01
Unifor, Canada's largest union in the private sector, says that President Trump has made it clear that Canada's steel and aluminum industries are being held hostage to extort a NAFTA deal. "Trump plainly stated that tariffs will only come off if...


2 march 2018

13:50
Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd ("Quanta" or the "Company"), a medical device company providing innovative haemodialysis solutions for the clinic and the home, today announces that the Company will be presenting at the 38th Annual Dialysis...

11:07
Unifor says if Canada fails to obtain an exemption from unjust and punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum exports to U.S. then the Canadian government has no choice but to withdraw from NAFTA renegotiations. "If America imposes duties on steel and...

07:45
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--In Thursday's news conference with 15 executives from the steel and aluminum industry, President Donald Trump said he would sign an order next week to impose 25% tariffs on steel imports...


1 march 2018

15:35
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement following a session the President hosted at the White House with steel and aluminum industry executives. During the session, the President indicated that...

15:21
Statement from Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute President and CEO, on President Trump's announcement to impose a 10% across-the-board tariff on imported aluminum: "Aluminum is critical to the well-being of America's beer industry as more than half of...

15:17
President Donald J. Trump today announced that his administration would impose tariffs, pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act, to stop the flood of foreign aluminum imports that have been destroying the U.S. aluminum industry and...


28 february 2018

09:00
Just over one month after its national launch, Americans for Farmers & Families (AFF) has quickly grown and expanded, having secured its hundredth member organization.  AFF is a broad-based coalition of growers, refiners, producers, transporters,...


23 february 2018

13:15
Small- and medium-sized enterprises in Prince George will benefit from new jobs and business opportunities thanks to two announcements made today designating the city as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) point, as well as an investment supporting the clean...

12:09
In response to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross' recently released recommendations to adjust aluminum imports, CTTF, a trade group committed to bringing attention to the issue of global aluminum overcapacity, today launched a campaign video titled...

11:54
Canada and the United States share deeply integrated economies and enjoy the largest bilateral trade and investment relationship in the world. As negotiations on a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) continue to progress with the...


22 february 2018

17:25
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has confirmed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will have negative consequences for Ontario's auto sector that will hurt both workers and Canada's overall competitiveness...


19 february 2018

16:00
After delivering a keynote address to the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual convention last month, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay will be traveling to California this week for a ministerial mission. On the trip,...


16 february 2018

14:54
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today in response to the release of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Section 232 reports detailing the impact of imported steel and aluminum on the...

14:09
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced a unanimous affirmative determination today that subsidized imports of fine denier polyester staple fiber (fine denier PSF) from China and India are causing injury to U.S. producers. As a result...


15 february 2018

06:00
The best way to avoid provincial trade wars is to bring down the barriers that still exist between the provinces. The Comeau case, which the Supreme Court is currently studying, could normalize the free movement of goods and services from coast to...


13 february 2018

12:55
Constantine Cannon LLP is pleased to announce a more than $900,000 settlement on behalf of its whistleblower client in a lawsuit against Pure Collection Ltd. Pure Collection is a Harrogate, England-based e-retailer of luxury cashmere and apparel...


12 february 2018

10:30
On a trade mission to India, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has signed a Cooperation Agreement with Mundra Port, Gujarat State, north of Mumbai. This agreement aims to develop cooperation in marketing and business development while sharing...

10:13
ACTION for Trade -- a coalition of trade associations, technology companies, and creative organizations -- just urged the U.S. government to address intellectual property abuse among our nation's trading partners in a formal submission to the Office...


6 february 2018

13:06
AJC is calling on a federal court to uphold an Arizona law supportive of the state's relations with Israel and to oppose efforts to declare the measure unconstitutional. The law "advances Arizona's legitimate interest in protecting its commerce with...

10:49
The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement this morning following the release of annual trade deficit figures for 2017: "President Trump can add another...


2 february 2018

10:17
In light of the Commerce Department submitting to the White House the results of its 232 investigation examining the national security impacts of aluminum imports, CEOs from some of America's leading food and beverage companies and trade associations...

09:00
America's chocolate and candy companies play an important role in making consumers' favorite treats during the Valentine's Day season. Candy makers work hard to provide consumers with their favorite year-round treats ? and in doing so they also help...


29 january 2018

12:50
Only yesterday it seems that Tom O'Brien CEO/Cofounder and brother Paul O'Brien COO/CFO started Eclipse. In January 1993, the company began by shipping surgical products to hospital customers out of Tom's garage in Dallas Texas. As a fledgling...


27 january 2018

07:00
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal negotiated secretly by the Liberal government will further erode Canada's manufacturing and industrial base, eliminate more middle-class jobs and drive down wages, working conditions and environmental...


26 january 2018

12:55
This statement was released today by United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard in advance of the President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday evening. "Workers are hoping that the President...


25 january 2018

02:00
In a ceremony in Paris on January 24th, Barbados officially signed the OECD's Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI). The signing ceremony marks Barbados' longstanding...


24 january 2018

12:32
China's largest state-owned culture & sports events organization, BeiAo Grand Cultural and Sports Event Company (BeiAo Grand Event) and Canadian agency Cinco, experts in sponsorship and experiential marketing, are announcing an official partnership....


23 january 2018

14:18
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes today's announcement that Canada and members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have agreed on the terms of this important trade agreement. "Canada is...

13:24
The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement after the announcement by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that relief will be provided to U.S. manufacturers of...


22 january 2018

17:32
Minister McKenna had a successful visit to Mexico, where she promoted NAFTA, climate action, clean growth, ocean health, and coastal resilience. Minister McKenna met with Mexico's Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, Rafael Pacchiano...

11:36
The United States and Canada have to make concessions in order to save NAFTA, whose days are numbered if the parties at the negotiating table persist in wanting to protect their industries to the detriment of consumers and free trade. "Both...

08:00
The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement after the White House confirmed that it has received the Section 232 report on aluminum from the Department of Commerce....

05:00
The Government of Canada is working closely with its partners in the United States and Mexico to strengthen its trade relationships and create new jobs and opportunities for workers, businesses, and middle-class families. As part of these efforts,...


21 january 2018

08:00
The Government of Canada is working closely with its partners in the United States and Mexico to strengthen its trade relationships and create new jobs and opportunities for workers, businesses, and middle-class families. As part of these efforts,...


19 january 2018

18:33
The Government of Canada is working closely with its partners in the United States and Mexico to strengthen its trade relationships and create new jobs and opportunities for workers, businesses, and middle-class families. As part of these efforts,...

14:55
The Government of Canada is listening to Canadians from across the country and from all sectors and backgrounds about trade, including through roundtable discussions that focus on the need to support our goals of providing stable, rewarding and...

11:00
Since its inception, Canada's supply management system has evolved into a modern system. It reflects the challenges of the industry today and responds to market realities. Agropur believes that, in the age of globalization, the system on which Canada...

10:19
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to the United States from February 7 to 10, 2018. This visit ? which includes stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago ? will provide an opportunity for the Prime...


17 january 2018

18:26
On January 17, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced affirmative final determinations that producers and exporters of imports of fine denier polyester staple fiber (fine denier PSF) from China and India are being unfairly...