Trade http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Lego CEO Says Trump ‘Speculation’ Can’t Shape Global Ambitions http://www.industryweek.com/trade/lego-ceo-says-trump-speculation-can-t-shape-global-ambitions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The company, which achieved “double-digit” growth in the U.S. last year, said Trump's rhetoric on trade barriers and protectionism won't shape its plans for continued expansion in the U.S. and beyond.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/lego-ceo-says-trump-speculation-can-t-shape-global-ambitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/lego-ceo-says-trump-speculation-can-t-shape-global-ambitions#comments Trade The Latest Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:00 +0000 475471 at http://www.industryweek.com Lego Caterpillar CEO, Other Leaders Warn Trump Tariffs Could Backfire http://www.industryweek.com/trade/caterpillar-ceo-other-leaders-warn-trump-tariffs-could-backfire <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Oberhelman said that threats by Trump to enact 35% punitive tariffs on imports could harm companies like Caterpillar, which employs thousands of workers at Midwestern plants who produce heavy equipment that are sold in Brazil, China, India or other overseas markets.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/caterpillar-ceo-other-leaders-warn-trump-tariffs-could-backfire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/caterpillar-ceo-other-leaders-warn-trump-tariffs-could-backfire#comments Public Policy Trade The Latest Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:19:00 +0000 473531 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Doug&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Oberhelman">Oberhelman</span>, CEO of Caterpillar and chairman of the Business Roundtable</p> Getty Images German Factory Orders Surge http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/german-factory-orders-surge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The report added to signs that Germany’s economy is gathering pace after a slowdown in the third quarter. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/german-factory-orders-surge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/german-factory-orders-surge#comments Competitiveness Trade The Latest Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:49:00 +0000 472521 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Thomas Niedermueller, Getty Images Opinion: Trump’s Risks And Rewards For Boeing http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/opinion-trump-s-risks-and-rewards-boeing <div class="field-byline"> Richard Aboulafia </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An export flagship faces a very different presidential administration</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/opinion-trump-s-risks-and-rewards-boeing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/opinion-trump-s-risks-and-rewards-boeing#comments IndustryWeek Wire Aviation Week Transportation Trade Leadership The Latest Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:03:00 +0000 460261 at http://www.industryweek.com Tool-and-Die Makers Warn Against Tool-Steel Import Duties http://www.industryweek.com/trade/tool-and-die-makers-warn-against-tool-steel-import-duties <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The National Tooling and Machining Association and Precision Metalforming Association brought their members’ concerns about new carbon and alloy steel tariffs to a hearing at the U.S. International Trade Commission.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/tool-and-die-makers-warn-against-tool-steel-import-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/tool-and-die-makers-warn-against-tool-steel-import-duties#comments IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Trade Global Economy The Latest Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:24:00 +0000 464331 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The U.S. International Trade Commission is evaluating anti-dumping and countervailing duties on carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, South Africa, Taiwan, and Turkey.</p> Boeing CEO Says US Must Lead on Trade or Lose Out to Rivals http://www.industryweek.com/trade/boeing-ceo-says-us-must-lead-trade-or-lose-out-rivals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“If we do not lead when it comes to writing these rules, our competitors will write them for us,” Dennis Muilenburg said.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/boeing-ceo-says-us-must-lead-trade-or-lose-out-rivals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/boeing-ceo-says-us-must-lead-trade-or-lose-out-rivals#comments Public Policy Regulations Trade Global Economy The Latest Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:20:00 +0000 469621 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images China Seizes Opening in US Backyard as Trump Upends Policy http://www.industryweek.com/trade/china-seizes-opening-us-backyard-trump-upends-policy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With Trump's “America First” platform, China finds itself in position to become Latin America’s primary growth driver, increasing its chances of surpassing the U.S. as the region’s largest trading partner. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/china-seizes-opening-us-backyard-trump-upends-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/china-seizes-opening-us-backyard-trump-upends-policy#comments Expansion Management Public Policy Trade The Latest Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:50:00 +0000 469601 at http://www.industryweek.com US Top Exports http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-top-exports <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>American exports amounted to $1.51 trillion during 2015, up 1.5% since 2011 but down 7.1% from 2014.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-top-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-top-exports#comments Trade The Latest Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:50:00 +0000 464531 at http://www.industryweek.com The Threat of Declining Wages http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/threat-declining-wages <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Why a national plan to grow manufacturing and fund America’s infrastructure is the answer to stagnant middle-class wages.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/threat-declining-wages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/threat-declining-wages#comments Public Policy Regulations Trade Workforce The Latest Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:45:00 +0000 459331 at http://www.industryweek.com Trump Confronting China on Trade Risks Corporate Backlash http://www.industryweek.com/trade/trump-confronting-china-trade-risks-corporate-backlash <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A trade confrontation between China and the U.S. would ripple across the globe, potentially disrupting China’s vast chain of suppliers throughout Asia along with the price of consumer goods it exports. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/trump-confronting-china-trade-risks-corporate-backlash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/trump-confronting-china-trade-risks-corporate-backlash#comments Competitiveness Trade Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:35:00 +0000 459031 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images