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Tariff Increase Threat Made Prior to Trade Talks with China

President Donald Trump is putting the pressure on China leading up to trade talks in Washington, D.C., Wednesday. He tweeted on Sunday that tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products would go up from 10% to 25% on Friday. … Continue reading

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With Chinese Officials in Washington, Tariffs Hang in the Balance

As Chinese officials visit Washington, D.C., this week to resume talks of trade, U.S.-based manufacturers await further details regarding any potential agreements. With tariffs on materials used in glass and glazing products hanging in the balance, manufacturers hold a hopeful … Continue reading

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Tariff Increase Deadline Delayed Amid Talks with China

The tariff rate on $200 billion worth of Chinese products, including many glass products, will not be raised from 10 percent to 25 percent on March 1, the deadline for a trade deal. President Trump announced yesterday that the U.S. … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill Could Limit Presidential Powers on Trade

A new bill aims to restrict presidential powers related to tariffs. The Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act of 2019 (BCTAA) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate last Wednesday. Its purpose is to ÔÇťamend the Trade Expansion … Continue reading

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Panel Sings Praises of Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

Tariffs on steel and aluminum have created many uncertainties within the glass and glazing industry and the general U.S. market. However, a new report claims the tariffs have been effective at increasing jobs and aluminum production in the U.S. The … Continue reading

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