Lawsuit challenges Trump's authority on steel, auto tariffsJuly 3, 2018
A trade association argues that Section 232 of the 1962 Trade Expansion Act is unconstitutional because it allows the president unlimited ability to restrict trade on national security grounds and Congress can't delegate away all its powers without some guidance on how to act.
Trump trade war looms over Quebec town supplying metal to auto industryJuly 2, 2018
If ever a town embodied U.S.-Canadian symbiosis, it's Arvida, Que., which is part of a cross-border ecosystem responsible for the metal in three out of four American cars.
U.S. manufacturers, steel makers battle over tariff reliefJune 28, 2018
Requests from manufacturers to gain exemptions from the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are getting pushback from domestic steel and aluminum producers.
Trump trade chief vows to protect U.S. interests against EU tariffsJune 27, 2018
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer criticized retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union and China, saying that the U.S. would "take all necessary actions."
Commerce secretary faces heat from GOP senators over auto, steel tariffsJune 20, 2018
Senators criticized Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for investigating possible trade action on auto imports along with the Trump administration's metals tariffs.
Germany defends automakers as national interest in swipe at TrumpJune 13, 2018
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government vowed to stand up for the German auto industry, sending a veiled signal to U.S. President Donald Trump to back off threats to levy tariffs on imported cars and auto parts.
Metal tariffs leave industry caught in red tapeJune 11, 2018
After losing the fight to forestall U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the auto industry has another fight on its hands: navigating the process to win exemptions for certain specialty products that are critical to the supply chain.
U.S. allies hit back at Washington's steel, aluminium tariffsJune 1, 2018
Canada and Mexico retaliated with levies on billions of dollars of United States goods from orange juice to pork and the European Union was set to tax bourbon whiskey and Harley motorcycles after Washington imposed metals tariffs.
U.S. to impose tariffs on EU steel, aluminium at midnightMay 31, 2018
The Trump administration announced it's imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, a move immediately condemned by America's closest allies.
Japan investigators plan to raid Kobe Steel, report saysMay 31, 2018
Japanese prosecutors will conduct an on-site investigation at Kobe's offices as early as Thursday, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported, opening the possibility of criminal charges against the company.
U.S., EU can still talk trade after tariffs, Ross saysMay 30, 2018
The United States and European Union could still negotiate a trade deal even if Washington imposes import tariffs on EU steel and aluminum, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said.
EU braces for U.S. metal tariffs as hopes for relief from Trump fadeMay 30, 2018
EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom gave her clearest signal yet that the bloc will come up short in its bid for a permanent, unconditional waiver from tariffs that President Donald Trump imposed on national security grounds.