Trade

Nestle, Cargill Deny Liability For Child Slavery At High Court

Nestlé and Cargill told the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that they can’t be held liable for claims they aided child slavery on African farms, arguing the alleged atrocities occured completely outside the U.S. with no connection to its jurisdiction…

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Trump Moves To Strip Hong Kong Of Special Trading Status

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he signed an executive order revoking Hong Kong’s preferential trade status with the U.S., in addition to signing legislation aimed at bolstering sanctions against China amid persistent tensions between the two nations…

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Commerce Dept. Opens 18-Nation Aluminum Trade Probe

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that it has opened a probe in response to petitions from U.S.-based metal producers that alleged potentially unfair practices in the aluminum trade involving 18 countries from across the globe…

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