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SHTFplan: Turkey Files Complaint With WTO Over US Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum Products

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. A second country has now filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the United States’ insistence on ramping up a trade war.  Turkey, following in China’s footsteps, filed the complaint after the US imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum products coming from the country. “Turkey […]

In 2002, President Bush Imposed 30% Steel Tariffs; This Is What Happened Next

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge In an eerie analogue of what is about to take place, on March 5, 2002 President George W. Bush imposed tariffs as high as 30% on global steel imports. The temporary tariffs of 8–30% were originally scheduled to remain in effect until 2005. They were […]

Warning From The World’s Biggest Shipping Line On Outlook for World Trade

The optimism on world trade didn’t last very long. It was only late September when the WTO issued a “strong upward revision” to their estimate for 2017 world trade. WTO economists raised their forecast to 3.6% from 2.4%, which was at the top end of the previous 1.8-3.6% range. This marked a sharp acceleration from […]

“It Could Reshape The Global Trading System For Decades” – US Rejects China’s Bid For “Market Economy” Status / by Tyler Durden / Nov 30, 2017 7:40 AM The US has filed a legal submission to the WTO as a third party, intervening in a case that China has brought against the European Union. The US rejects China’s argument that under the 2001 agreement, which confirmed China’s WTO status, it would should automatically be considered a […]

Unite and Rule: EU As NATO’s Auxiliary Economic Alliance

Authored by Nauman Sadiq via Oriental Review, According to a recent infographic by New York Times, 79,000 US troops have currently been deployed in Europe out of 210,000 total US troops stationed all over the world, including 47,000 in Germany, 15,000 in Italy and 17,000 in the rest of Europe. By comparison, the number of […]

Global Trade War Baked in the Cake: Boeing Faces China’s Wrath / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / December 12, 2016 I have been warning about the increasing likelihood of a serious global trade war for quite some time. That warning is now my baseline scenario. Unless there is an immediate deescalation of rhetoric and a return to rational thinking, a very destructive global trade war is baked […]

Here’s Proof That US Trade Deals Have Stripped America Bare / by Alan Tonelson via RealityChek / December 29, 2015 Wall Street Journal correspondent Paul Hannon deserves a lot of credit for reporting on new worldwide figures that shed light on how economic activity around the world has been globalized. These numbers may seem academic, but should be of intense interest to everyone curious about why U.S. economic […]

The Text Showcases TPP’s Real Flaws / by Alan Tonelson • November 5, 2015 The release this morning of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal (TPP) text means that the Obama administration has kept at least one of its promises in connection with the Pacific Rim agreement: The public has gained the ability to review every single provision in detail within a month of […]

Unprecedented Weakness in Global Trade: “Obvious That We Reached Peak Trade in 2007″

This article was written by Tyler Durden and originally published at Zero Hedge. Editor’s Comment: All the central banks’ horses and all the central banks’ men couldn’t put the global economy back together again. The grinding halt of “growth” in global trade is just another aspect of the tough times facing financial forecasts. The Baltic […]

Selling America’s Sovereignty for a Mess of NWO Pottage / By Joel Skousen /  June 20, 2015 TRADE AUTHORITY PASSES THE HOUSE WITHOUT WORKER RETRAINING A major loss in US sovereignty hangs in the balance as Congress wrangles over the Trans Pacific trade pact. There is a lot of Democratic opposition over the inevitable job losses these false free trade agreements bring, but they […]