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Washing Machine War Will Test Trump's Mettle on Trade - New York Times

WASHINGTON — A brewing fight over imported washing machines will pose a key test for President Trump's willingness to impose the type of strict trade barriers he often touts as necessary to protect American businesses. The United States International ...and more »

Whirlpool scores victory in battle against South Korean washing-machine makers - MarketWatch

Appliance maker was seeking to stop Samsung and LG Electronics from flooding the market with washing machines. Getty Images. By. CiaraLinnane. Corporate news editor. Whirlpool Corp. scored a victory Thursday in a battle with foreign makers of washing ...and more »

Washing machine wars: US backs Whirlpool in trade fight with Samsung - CNNMoney

Michigan-based Whirlpool has scored a trade victory that could allow President Trump to limit the number of washing machines sold in the U.S. by Samsung and LG. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted 4-0 in Whirlpool's (WHR) favor on ...and more »

Much more than washing machines at stake in a trade case that could test Trump's agenda - Los Angeles Times

As workers passed around cake and ice cream and farewell speeches rose over the din of the factory, Damesha Shine marveled at two men who were entering retirement after 50 years at the Whirlpool washing machine plant here. The bubbly, 36-year-old Shine ...and more »

Whirlpool Wins Backing for Import Protection From Key Government Panel - Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Whirlpool Corp. won crucial backing from a government panel in its bid to limit competition from foreign washing machine makers, giving the Trump administration another opportunity to invoke little-used powers to ramp up trade enforcement ...and more »

Whirlpool Scores Victory In Trade Case Against LG, Samsung - Law360

Law360, New York (October 5, 2017, 6:50 PM EDT) -- For the second time in less than two weeks, the U.S. International Trade Commission has moved toward imposing sweeping new trade restrictions on imports, ruling on Thursday that Whirlpool has been ...and more »

US trade ruling set to hand Trump tariff firepower - Financial Times

Donald Trump is set to be handed an opportunity to impose tariffs or other restrictions on imports of washing machines made by two of South Korea's biggest industrial groups just as his administration sets about renegotiating a trade deal with Seoul ...and more »

Whirlpool wins unfair trade petition - Fremont News Messenger

CLYDE - Following testimony from several state leaders, the United States International Trade Commission ruled Samsung and LG are harming American workers at Whirlpool Corp. in Clyde by unlawfully importing washing machines. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio ...and more »

Whirlpool Corporation Pleased With Positive US ITC Vote in Washing Machine Case - PR Newswire (press release)

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted unanimously that a surge of large residential washer imports from Samsung and LG have seriously injured American manufacturers and workers. The vote ...and more »

We don't need the federal government to pick our washing machine - The Hill

On Thursday, the International Trade Commission (ITC) will determine whether domestic washing machine manufacturers have been injured by imports from South Korean competitors. In May, the Michigan-based Whirlpool Corporation filed a Section 201 ...and more »