China Accuses Washington of Abusing Export Controls
The Communist Party has invested billions of dollars to develop its own chip industry, but its vendors still need foreign manufacturing equipment, raw materials and other technology.
Cleveland-Cliffs, United Steelworkers File Trade Cases on Unfairly Traded Tin Mill Products
They filed antidumping and countervailing duty petitions against eight countries.
January 18, 2023
China's Trade Surplus Swells to $877.6B as Exports Grow
Despite weakening U.S. and European demand.
January 13, 2023
Laws & Regulations
U.S. Blacklists 36 More Chinese Companies
Some major aviation suppliers were included.
December 16, 2022
Mexico Tells U.S. It Wants to Keep Talking on Trade Disputes
The U.S. says Mexico is unfairly favoring its state-owned electricity and oil companies over American competitors and clean-energy suppliers.
December 2, 2022
E.U., U.S. Set Up Task Force to Resolve EV Feud
They hope to resolve a dispute over electric vehicle batteries that the EU says would discriminate against manufacturers in the 27-nation bloc and break WTO rules.
October 26, 2022
WTO Rules Against Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
December 12, 2022
Security Breach: "Everyone's Got a Plan, Until They Get Punched in the Face"
October 28, 2022
South Korean Chipmaker Worries About China Future
October 26, 2022
China Blasts Latest U.S. Export Controls on Chips
October 10, 2022
Industrial Media Unboxing Video
IEN Unboxed is a new show in which our editors unbox new tools on the market and discuss their features.
January 31, 2023
China Sanctions Raytheon, Boeing Defense CEOs Over Taiwan
The U.S. announced a $1.09 billion arms sale to Taiwan last week.
September 16, 2022
EU Moves to Ban Products Made with Forced Labor
It's an effort to crack down on a modern-day form of slavery.
September 14, 2022
Six Months into War, Russian Goods Still Flowing to U.S.
Thousands of shipments of metals, rubber, wood and other goods have arrived since February.
August 26, 2022
New Electric Vehicle Tax Credits Raise Talk of Trade War
Manufacturers in Europe and South Korea have threatened to lodge legal complaints with the WTO.
August 24, 2022
U.S. Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Could Break WTO Rules
The EU said it discriminated against foreign producers.
August 11, 2022
China Criticizes U.S. Chip Law as Threat to Trade
The law promises $52 billion in grants and other aid to investors in U.S. chip factories.
August 10, 2022
Preview Days Videos Help Attendees Pre-Plan IMTS 2022 Agenda
Video series helps attendees prepare for this year's show.
August 2, 2022
Treasury Secretary Calls Out China Trade Practices
The country uses its market positions to unfair advantage.
July 18, 2022
China Trade Surplus Surges to Record
In a sign of Chinese economic weakness, imports rose just 1%.
July 13, 2022
Reshoring as a Supply Chain Strategy: The Pros and Cons
Replacing foreign suppliers with domestic partners has advantages, but reshoring doesn’t guarantee better supply chain resiliency and agility.
June 22, 2022
Texas Keeping Most Truck Inspections Despite Border Gridlock
Trade groups and experts warn U.S. shoppers could soon notice shortages on shelves and higher prices.
April 14, 2022
Frustration Grows Over Truck Backlogs at Texas-Mexico Border
Orders by Texas' governor require extra inspections of commercial trucks.
April 13, 2022
FDA Details Problems at Abbott Plant Behind Recalled Baby Formula
The agency said Abbott failed to maintain sanitary procedures at the Michigan factory recently linked to a cluster of infant illnesses and two deaths.
March 23, 2022
U.S. to Lift Taxes on UK Steel, Aluminum
The British agreed to lift retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exports, including whiskey.
March 23, 2022