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2009-06-18 10:44:00

Looks forward to remedies that will spare U.S. jobs & plants WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) said it is pleased that the International Trade Commission (ITC) has moved forward on the union's Section 421 petition, ruling by a 4-2 vote that a surge of low-priced and unfairly traded consumer tires from China is harming the domestic industry. This import surge has caused major job losses and plant closures in the United States. (Logo:...

2009-04-20 10:11:00

Trade case calls for investigation, quota order to stop industry job losses WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced the filing of a major trade case against the flood of imported consumer tires from China that have led to thousands of job losses and a growing number of plant closings throughout the U.S. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Leo W. Gerard, USW international president, declared: "American...

2008-12-30 13:53:00

Russian and U.S. officials said a new poultry and pork trade agreement cuts the quota for U.S. poultry exported to Russia and raises some import duties. The deal, which applies to 2009 trades, cuts the quota for U.S. poultry imports by 180,000 metric tons, Novosti reported Tuesday. The agreement also allows Russia to apply a 95-percent-of-value duty on poultry imports over the quota. The pork quota was unchanged, but the duty for pork above the quota was raised to 75 percent. U.S. trade...

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