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2014-05-23 12:20:51

PITTSBURGH, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W.

2011-03-31 00:38:00

Brussels and Washington Should Think Twice Before Acting JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the European Union considers trade measures to limit paper imports from China, the motives behind this effort are now clear - a global campaign against forest industries in Asia - cloaked with Green rhetoric to save the forests - to shore up uncompetitive pulp and paper producers in Europe and the U.S.

2010-10-15 11:15:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement from International President Leo W.

2010-08-04 19:18:00

Impact will be increase in consumer prices, harm to developing world producers MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug.

2009-09-16 06:36:49

China says a proposed carbon tax on imported goods from countries without stringent environmental laws would violate World Trade Organization rules. Expressing his government's firm opposition to any such tax, Chinese Assistant Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said it would amount to trade protectionism, China Daily reported. The carbon tax as it relates to climate change is expected to figure at the Group of 20 Summit next week in Pittsburgh. Referring to a bill passed by U.S.

2009-09-14 23:12:18

U.S. President Barack Obama, going along with unions in slapping tariffs on Chinese tires, is eating his own words, China's Xinhua news agency said. As Beijing mounted its retaliation against the U.S.

2009-09-14 23:04:13

China, retaliating against U.S. tariffs on its tires, took its case to the World Trade Organization in preparation for a final ruling by the panel. Even as it countered with its own anti-dumping and anti-subsidies investigation into U.S.

2009-09-14 01:46:32

U.S President Barack Obama's decision to slap tariffs on Chinese tire imports will hit that country's industry hard, the head of a Chinese trade group said. Obama's decision may affect the employment of 100,000 tire workers in China and may bring an aggregated loss of $1 billion to China's tire exporters, Fan Rende, chairman of China Rubber Industry Association, told the China Daily. Obama said he made the decision to impose tariffs up to 35 percent based on the U.S.

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