Trade

Apple Says Tariff Relief Cleared Way For US-Made Mac Pro

Apple Inc. said Monday that it will keep making its “most powerful computer ever,” the Mac Pro, in the United States, a move the tech giant attributes to the Trump administration’s decision to give it relief from tariffs on several component parts made in China…

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Trump Threatens Mexico With 25% Tariff To Stem Immigration

The Trump administration on Thursday announced that it would impose an escalating tariff of up to 25% on all goods imported from Mexico unless the country does more to reduce the flow of migrants across the U.S. southern border…

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LG Chem Launches $1B Trade Secret Fight Over Car Batteries

LG Chem Ltd. hit rival Korean car battery maker SK Innovation Co. with a pair of federal lawsuits on Monday alleging LG had lost at least $1 billion due to “a multi-company, international conspiracy” to poach its employees and steal the trade secrets behind its electric vehicle batteries…

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Manufacturers Sue Gov’t Over Rule Trimming Duty Refunds

The National Association of Manufacturers lodged a suit Wednesday against U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Treasury Department, asking the Court of International Trade to nix a regulation limiting when U.S. companies can get a refund on duties or taxes collected on imports after exporting similar products…

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