Hellenic Shipping News: China’s Churning Out Steel And the Rest of the World Isn’t Happy

From Brazil to Canada and Mexico to Turkey, steelmakers are unhappy with China. [Reposted from Hellenic Shipping News  |  June22, 2015] The producer of half the world’s steel is destabilizing the market with “massive and increasing overcapacity in an era of slowing growth,” according to a joint statement by industry associations from around the world…

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Pelosi: No Path Forward On Key Trade Measure

WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) provided a grim outlook on Thursday about the future of legislation funding a worker aid program that will be key for pushing President Barack Obama’s trade agenda over the finish line. [Reposted from the Huffington Post  |  Laura Barron-Lopez  |  June 18, 2015] The program, known as…

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R-CALF: R-CALF USA Applauds USTR Request to Arbitrate COOL; Urges Congress to Not Interfere with Arbitration Process

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America–“Fighting for the U.S.Cattle Producer” For Immediate Release June 18, 2015  Billings, Mont. – On Tuesday, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) formally triggered an arbitration process with Canada regarding country of origin labeling (COOL) at the World Trade Organization (WTO). The purpose of the arbitration process is to determine the…

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CPA Statement: House Passes Fast Track Narrowly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2015 Contact: Sara Haimowitz, [email protected]   The Coalition for a Prosperous America CEO, Michael Stumo, today issued a statement regarding the close House vote in favor of Fast Track trade authority for President Obama. “Pro-trade deficit legislators achieved a close house vote for ‘Fast Track’ trade authority today. Because the…

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