Trade en Aluminum Makers Heavy on China Criticism, Lack Consensus on Fix <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alcoa Inc., Century Aluminum Co., Novelis Inc. and other producers testified Thursday in front of the U.S. International Trade Commission.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:24:00 +0000 390141 at <p>Aluminum doors for the Ford F-150 wait in line at Ford&#39;s Dearborn, Mich., assembly plant.</p> Getty Images US Aluminum Producers Step Up Calls for China Policy Probe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Primary aluminum production in the U.S. faces the possibility of having to shutter if prices fall below $1,528 a metric ton, according to Austin, Texas-based researcher Harbor Intelligence. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:53:00 +0000 388581 at Getty Images EU Risks Billions in Sanctions as WTO Faults Airbus Support <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The finding by a WTO compliance panel Thursday strikes a blow to the EU in a long-running dispute with the U.S. over government subsidies to Airbus and Boeing.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Regulations Trade Global Economy The Latest Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:57:00 +0000 383691 at Airbus Boeing Gets Clearance for First Sales to Iran Since '77 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The license, granted by an obscure U.S. Treasury Department bureau, comes as Boeing continues to negotiate terms to provide as many as 109 jetliners to Iran Air.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Emerging Markets Regulations Trade Global Economy The Latest Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:04:00 +0000 381161 at Getty Images Experts Urge Next President to Dump US Trade Policy, Demand Tougher Enforcement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What should the next U.S. president do about trade? Critics of U.S. trade policy call for a new approach to trade agreements and better promotion of American interests.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:53:00 +0000 376721 at <p>Former Nucor CEO Dan DiMicco (second from left) told a Washington, D.C. conference on manufacturing that the U.S. has been in a trade war with mercantilist countries such as China for two decades and has yet to &quot;show up and fight.&quot;</p> Terrorism, Business and Managing Friction <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Even a passing glance at how most companies are dealing with the new post-9/11 friction exposes a scattershot of countermeasures. It's time to prioritize your company's vulnerabilities and determine how they impact the overall vitality of the organization. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Information Technology Public Policy Trade Global Economy Leadership The Latest Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:45:00 +0000 376681 at Trump Slams Ford’s Mexico Production Move <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford already builds its Fiesta and Fusion models in Mexico, and will likely shift all small-car production south of the border in the next two or three years, according to CEO Mark Fields.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Companies & Executives Recruiting / Retention Trade Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:12:00 +0000 374091 at Tim Boyle, Getty Images India Files WTO Complaint over US Renewables Projects <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>India believes the states of California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana and Washington have made subsidies for renewable energy projects contingent on the use of domestic products, thus discriminating against foreign manufacturers in breach of WTO agreements.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade The Latest Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:14:00 +0000 371741 at Trade: The Unfounded -- and Risky -- Scapegoat for Society’s Ills <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Despite rising anti-trade rhetoric, the benefits of trade liberalization continue to outweigh the costs.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Trade Global Economy The Latest Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:32:00 +0000 370131 at <p>The trade opportunities of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would eliminate 18,000 foreign tariffs on American goods and services, will be lost if the treaty is not ratified.</p> Joe Raedle/Getty Images GLOBAL ROUNDUP: German Exports Plunge, Fueling Slowdown Fears <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>German exports drop 2.6% in July, which covers the first few weeks of Brexit and fuels fears of pumping the brakes. ... Chinese auto sales, meanwhile, are rocketing, up 24.2% year-over-year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Trade Global Economy The Latest Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:35:00 +0000 369011 at Adam Berry, Getty Images