TITLE

STEELING FOR A TRADE BATTLE

AUTHOR(S)
Benjamin, Matthew
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/24/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 18, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the challenge facing U.S. President George W. Bush on the issues of international trade, the steel industry, and import tariffs. The ruling by the World Trade Organization that let the European Union retaliate against American tariffs on imported steel; Outlook for the summit meeting for a free-trade region called the Free Trade Area of the Americas; Consolidation in the U.S. steel industry, which benefited from the tariffs; Details of EU commercial policy and the tactic used to damage the Republican Party; How the economic effect of the tariffs decline every day; Hostility about farm subsidies and the loss of manufacturing jobs.
ACCESSION #
11413175

 

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