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Trump’s Tough Trade Talk Could Damage American Factories

HOLLAND, Mich. — While much of the American political class has been consumed with recriminations over the wrenching loss of manufacturing jobs, Chuck Reid has been quietly adding them. His company, First Class Seating, makes recliner seats for movie theaters here at a factory on the shores of Lake Michigan. ...

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In China-U.S. Trade War, Trump Would Have Weapons

SHANGHAI — As a candidate, Donald J. Trump aimed some of his most blistering words at China, declaring that “we already have a trade war” and suggesting ominously that “we have the power over China, economic power.” As president of the United States, Mr. Trump can use trade — a ...

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Scaling Up a Drug Trade, Straight Through ISIS Turf

PALERMO, Italy — The investigators for Italy’s antidrug unit were used to measuring the flow of hashish from Moroccan fields to European shores one speedboat or Jet Ski at a time. So when the phone rang with a tip that an enormous freighter loaded with hashish was plying international waters ...

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Ukraine Makes Iffy Progress After Trade Pact With Europe

By ANDREW E. KRAMER May 9, 2016 MUKACHEVO, Ukraine — Before gliding along trails or sliding down slopes, many of the world’s skis start at this bustling, sprawling factory in western Ukraine. Here, skilled machinists combine wobbly ribbons of carbon fiber and thin sheets of stiff titanium, stacking them like cake layers, and ...

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Under the hood of Korean trade Is Vietnam's clout as a market

Here’s a key point from South Korea’s March trade data that showed exports fell for a 15th consecutive month: Vietnam is becoming an increasingly important export market. Shipments to Vietnam rose 13.5 percent in March from a year earlier, the biggest gain among countries; sales to the European Union rose ...

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Culture Gap Impedes U.S. Business Efforts for Trade With Cuba

MEXICO CITY — They have gone to Cuba with plans to build houses. To assemble tractors. To buy apps from young programmers. Even to import charcoal made from the sicklebush that grows in vast stretches across the island. But 15 months after American prospectors began swarming Havana, filling hotels and ...

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