Trade en VW Dropped From Trusted-Cargo Program Over Cheating Scandal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As a result, VW vehicles and engines imported to the U.S. face a greater risk of lengthy delays at border crossings.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Procurement Supplier Relationships Regulations Trade Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:56:00 +0000 520881 at Getty Images China Factory Prices Rising Fastest in 5 Years <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>China is poised to export inflation around the globe through its supply chains as manufacturers squeezed by higher input costs raise asking prices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Demographics Trade The Latest Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:51:00 +0000 515911 at Copyright Feng Li, Getty Images It's a New Era for American Energy -- and Energy Exports <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Why the U.S. is positioned to be a global energy export leader for the foreseeable future.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Policy Trade The Latest Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:15:00 +0000 507321 at Fast Facts About US Trade: The Wage Premium <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Higher employee compensation and trade intensity go hand in hand. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade The Latest Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:15:00 +0000 508161 at US Machinery Industry Exports Poised for Uptick <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pent-up demand and demographics will help drive U.S. machinery export growth.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade The Latest Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:15:00 +0000 514121 at German Auto Industry Pleads for Free Trade <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen have quadrupled their collective U.S. production since 2009, more than 850,000 vehicles strong, “a clear commitment to the country as an industrial location,” according to German auto federation VDA.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Global Economy The Latest Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:26:00 +0000 514401 at Sean Gallup, Getty Images Tweet-Happy Trump's Latest Target: Toyota <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Toyota Motor said will build a new plant in Baja, Mexico, to build Corolla cars for U.S.,” Trump tweeted. “NO WAY! Build plant in U.S. or pay big border tax.” </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Emerging Markets Trade Global Economy The Latest Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:43:00 +0000 510501 at Toyota Italian Machine Tool Builders Profit by Tax Changes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Italian manufacturers reportedly are benefiting by a new tax provision that allows them to claim credits up to 250% of the value of their capital investments in high-technology products.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Trade The Latest Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:37:00 +0000 507141 at <p>UCIMU- Sistemi per Produrre (&ldquo;Systems for Production&rdquo;) is a trade association for Italian manufacturers of machine tool, robots, automation systems, and related products (NC, tools, components, accessories.) It has over two hundred member companies, who represent more than 70% of such products manufactured in Italy.</p> Trump Tariff on GM Would Violate NAFTA. That May Not Stop Him <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Targeting a single company with a tariff as Trump threatened to do with GM in a tweet on Jan. 3 is unheard of and barred under the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to trade experts.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade The Latest Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:10:00 +0000 507421 at Mexico 'Regrets' Ford Decision to Scrap New Plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"The jobs generated in Mexico have contributed to keeping manufacturing jobs in the United States that would otherwise have disappeared in the face of Asian competition," the Mexican economy ministry said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor / Employment Policy Public Policy Trade Global Economy Workforce The Latest Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:34:00 +0000 505391 at <p>Ford&#39;s Flat Rock facility, above, will expand&nbsp;and add 700 new jobs, while plans for the new San Luis Potosi&nbsp;facility in Mexico have been scrapped.</p> Ford Motor Co.