fix articles 121469, tariffs
From Punitive Tariffs and Trade Conflicts to Economic War (tags)
Trump's punitive attacks on several trading partners, above all China, are changing suddenly into a destruction of the multilateral structures of the world market. With "America first," the president wants to restore the past hegemony. The wrecking ball is not the only model!
The (Temporary) End of Globalization (tags)
Protectionist measures could lead to losses of prosperity and increase the pressure to introduce more measures. Before the 2008 crisis, world trade grew over 6% per year (now 2%). Why must US consumers pay more for imports from the EU? Why are European consumers punished?
WTO Negotiations Collapse (tags)
Liberalization in the style of the WTO damagers the developing world..Trade can be a means for development. However the mechanism of the WTO subordinates development to free trade in the interest of corporations.
Privatization and the World Trade Organization (tags)
Competence, efficiency and user-friendliness are in no way "natural" domains of private service providers.. Why should private investors be interested in maintaining the long-term infrastructure?
Disarming the WTO (tags)
CAFTA, written by and for investors, extends NAFTA to Central America. The lessons from 10 years of NAFTA-job losses, food insecurity are repressed. CAFTA may be voted on soon. Call your reps toll free 1-866-340-9281
W. Virginia steel tests the mettle of Bush (tags)
West Virginians rely on manufacturing jobs, which earn about twice that of retail. But if Bush lifts the tariffs on imported steel, several thousand jobs could be lost in one fell swoop, and Republicans could lose the state in 2004.
Countervailing Tariffs -- A Fair Trade Remedy for Runaway Jobs (tags)
A description of the "countervailing tarrif proposal to be made by the Film and Telivision Action Committee to Washington in their attempts to counter the 1,000,000 subsidies given to Studios by Canada to lure film business north
Unions Split On Runaway Production Plan: (tags)
Sunday's Hollywood Bowl Rally is sponsored in part by the The Film & Television Action Coalition (FTAC). The FTAC plans next week to take the formal step toward implementing tariffs by petitioning the Department of Commerce to investigate whether tariffs are an appropriate remedy against producers using Canadian subsidies.