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Bah humbug! Trump's plan for more China tariffs to hit festive shoppers

18 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK This year's holiday season could be tighter for many Americans if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese imports - because that will include tech products, game consoles, toys, cribs, ornaments and Santa hats.

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

11 Jun 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

10 Jun 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

New Trump aid plan for U.S. farmers seen mirroring 2018 package

16 May 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration's second package of aid for U.S. farmers hit by the trade war with China is expected to total $15 billion to $20 billion and involve direct payments, the agriculture secretary said on Wednesday.

New Trump aid plan for U.S. farmers to rely on direct payments - sources

16 May 2019

WASHINGTON, May 15 The Trump administration's second package of aid for U.S. farmers hit by the trade war with China is expected to have a similar structure to last year's program, using direct payments and commodity purchases, industry sources briefed on the plan said.

EPA has received DOE input for 2018 small refinery waivers: sources

02 May 2019

WASHINGTON The Department of Energy has given the Environmental Protection Agency its scoring results for the 40 outstanding 2018 applications made by small refineries for waivers from U.S. biofuel laws, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

RPT-U.S. EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback -sources

01 May 2019

April 30 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels law after receiving blowback from the White House and parts of the oil industry, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback: sources

01 May 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels law after receiving blowback from the White House and parts of the oil industry, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

U.S. EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback -sources

01 May 2019

April 30 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels law after receiving blowback from the White House and parts of the oil industry, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

ADM's move to spin off ethanol assets speaks to industry's woes

26 Apr 2019

NEW YORK/CHICAGO Biofuels pioneer Archer Daniels Midland took another step toward abandoning its pure-play ethanol assets on Friday, the latest sign of the industry's struggles with U.S. President Donald Trump's trade wars, thin margins, and overproduction.

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