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Trump Plans to Take 'Bold Action' on Steel Imports, Wilbur Ross Says - Bloomberg

American steelmakers rallied on Monday as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed that President Donald Trump intends to take “bold action” to address national-security risks presented by steel imports. Nucor Corp., U.S. Steel Corp. and AK Steel ...and more »

European Nato members lobby against Trump steel crackdown - Financial Times

European members of Nato have mounted a lobbying campaign against an expected US crackdown on steel imports based on national security grounds, arguing it will hit American allies rather than China, its intended target. Military officials from Germany ...and more »

US commerce chief Wilbur Ross says the hope is to finish NAFTA talks by early January - Financial Post

WASHINGTON — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the best window to complete the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is by early January, well before Mexico's general elections and U.S. congressional elections in 2018 ...and more »

Trump faces his biggest trade decision yet - Washington Post

The White House is on the cusp of a major decision about whether to impose new restrictions on steel imports, a choice that has divided President Trump's administration while sparking global fears about a burgeoning trade war. The Commerce Department ...and more »

Wilbur Ross: NAFTA renegotiation may take until next year - CNBC

He notes potential problems with that timing, including elections in Mexico and the United States. President Donald Trump has repeatedly slammed the trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Jacob Pramuk | @jacobpramuk. Published 3:31 PM ET Mon, 19 June 2017 ...and more »

US in trade talks with Asian nations to replace TPP, commerce secretary says - South China Morning Post

The US has started trade talks with multiple countries in Asia to find an alternative to the failed Trans-Pacific Partnership, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said. “We expressed a willingness on the US' part to indulge in bilateral talks with Japan ...and more »

Trump's trade rhetoric was key to his campaign. Now it's totally incoherent. - ThinkProgress

President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, June 19, 2017. CREDIT: AP/Evan Vucci. Trump appears to be ready to take major steps toward safeguarding the American steel industry, which has been threatened by foreign ...and more »

Britain's steel makers braced for fallout of US imposing tariffs on imports as America targets China -

Britain's steel industry is braced to discover whether it will be shut out of the key US market as protectionist measures aimed at combating China have wide-ranging effects. The findings of an investigation by the US Commerce Department into the impact ...and more »

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross slams Jeremy Corbyn and says he 'can't imagine' a trade deal with the radical leftie - The Sun

THE US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross took a pop at Jeremy Corbyn - saying he “can't even imagine” what it would be like to negotiate a trade deal with the radical leftie. He failed to hold back a smirk when he was asked about the prospect of working ...and more »

Wilbur Ross: Nafta On July Calendar, Watch Peso & Steel - Barron's

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that Congress will get "a more detailed negotiating strategy" in mid-July on reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement. Also in mid-July is a meeting session with Chinese trade officials, he said, as he cited ...and more »