Economy & Business

"Trump’s First Major Trade Fight With China Could Be Over Solar Panels"

"With President Trump vowing to get tougher on trade, troubled American makers of everything from steel tubing and aluminum foil to washing machines have lined up to ask Washington for protection from foreign rivals. But Mr. Trump’s first big international trade fight could be over solar panels."

Source: NY Times, 12/01/2017

"Trump’s Interior Department Is Flooded With Industry Lobbyists"

"Lobbyists in key positions with the U.S. Department of the Interior now number 13, making the nation’s public lands agency a leading example of President Donald Trump’s policy of filling government posts with former advocates for special interests."

Source: Reveal, 11/27/2017

"NAFTA Talks Hit Wall As Mexico, Canada Push Back On U.S. Demands"

"The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the NAFTA trade deal, drawing a swift complaint from the Trump administration on Tuesday that the lack of progress could doom the process."

Source: Reuters, 11/22/2017


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