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Auto Industry Fears Trump's Tariffs Could Add $5,000 To The Price Of A Small Car

Over the course of his candidacy, President-elect Donald Trump has scorned automakers—particularly Ford— who “send jobs elsewhere” by building plants …

Solar Tariffs Are Failing As Chinese Manufacturers Find Workarounds

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Three years ago, European Union members thought they'd come up with a good solution to fighting Chinese subsidies for solar manufacturers when they put a price floor on imports in place. They argued that the price minimum would allow local manufacturers to compete rather …

Solar Power

Feds ask for accelerated review of drywall anti-dumping tariffs

Anti-dumping duty of 276% on U.S. drywall bad for Western Canada says federal government<p>The federal government is asking for an accelerated a review …

Ottawa orders review of drywall tariffs in Western Canada

Move comes after outcry over impact on construction industry in hard-hit Alberta<p>The Liberal government has taken the unusual step of asking the …

Peru imposes anti-dumping tariffs on biodiesel imports from Argentina | Reuters

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru will place anti-dumping tariffs on imports of biodiesel from Argentina for a period of five years, after complaints of unfair competition, the Andean country’s market regulator said on Wednesday.<p>Peru, the second-largest export market for Argentine biodiesel, passed the measure …

Environmentalism

Nissan Said to Have Informed U.K. That Car Plant Would Be Closed

Nissan Motor Co.’s decision to keep investing in Britain came after the carmaker told the government it might shut down manufacturing in the country …

European Union

Nissan deal followed UK's vow to fight for tariff-free EU trade

<b>The Japanese manufacturer will build its next-generation Qashqai and add production of the new X-Trail model at Britain's biggest car plant</b>, which …

United Kingdom

Are Anti-Dumping Tariffs Intelligent?, by David Henderson

One area in which I had always thought that Paul Krugman and I pretty much agreed close to 100% was his own area: international trade. His "Ricardo's …

Economics

Transportation tariffs soar in Sudan

<b>People all over Sudan have expressed their resentment about the</b> <b>skyrocketing</b> <b>transport prices after the government liberalised the fuel market on</b> …

Africa

U.S. Says Aluminum Exports From Chinese Firm Evaded Restrictions

Commerce Department says certain aluminum imports from Zhongwang, other China producers fall under earlier restrictions<p>U.S. officials said a Chinese aluminum magnate is sidestepping U.S. trade sanctions, the latest development in federal attempts to rein in a flood of cheap metal imports that have …

China

Trump’s tariffs are the opposite of the free market

Regarding the Oct. 6 editorial “Wrecking world trade in a few easy steps ”:<p>Imposing crushing tariffs on imports from other countries, ostensibly to protect American jobs, is the classic definition of trade protectionism. This should be deeply troubling to Donald Trump’s conservative supporters …

Economics

EU exporters have more to lose than the UK from tariffs after Brexit

Companies across the EU would suffer more than double the hit from trade tariffs than their UK counterparts if Britain leaves Europe without a free trade deal, research from the right of centre think-tank Civitas says.<p>It would cost EU businesses in the 27 remaining member states a total of some …

Economy

EU firms could pay higher tariffs to export to UK than vice versa, says thinktank

Civitas finds that if Britain turned to WTO terms after Brexit it would pay £5.2bn a year in tariffs versus £12.9bn for EU firms<p>EU firms exporting goods into the UK face a potential tariff bill two-and-a-half times more than the equivalent for British firms sending goods the other way, if there is …

United Kingdom

US slaps steep duties on Canadian, Chinese machine parts

People look at industrial tools on display at a market Shanghai on August 23, 2012. China’s manufacturing activity fell to a nine-month low in August …

Business (Canada)

Brexit could mean more offshore deals for outsourcing

If all British sectors were as buoyant as outsourcing, our new chancellor would be swinging from the chandeliers of Number 11. Contracts worth £3.91 …

United Kingdom

The most attractive European countries for outsourcing

European outsourcing locations can hardly compete with India or China when it comes to lower costs or the availability of labour. But the progress of …

Southwest Airlines mechanics blast CEO Gary Kelly over outsourcing in radio ad

Southwest Airlines mechanics are taking to the Dallas airwaves with a radio ad bashing CEO Gary Kelly for outsourcing maintenance work, the latest …

Offshore Data Entry; Benefits of Outsourcing it to The Most Sought Destination — INDIA

Outsourcing, what started as mere offshoring of non-productive back office activities, has now become a prominent aspect of the globalization process.<p>…

Xerox hiring 800 in Philippines this year

MANILA – Xerox Corp.’s Philippine unit said Friday it was hiring 800 people within the year to meet demand for outsourced services.<p>The job openings …

India is a place for low cost and high brains: Jack Welch

India's stellar software knowledge had impressed management legend Jack Welch in the late '80s. Over a quarter of a century later, the country's IT …

India

BlackBerry strong after outsourcing move; no decision on latest phone

BlackBerry (BBRY +5.7%) surged to its highest point since the beginning of the year today, as it moved to outsource its internal hardware development …

Mobile Technology

BlackBerry Stops Development of Smartphones, Set to Outsource Hardware Development

BlackBerry on Wednesday said it would cease internal development of its hardware and will transfer that function to its partners. While the …

BlackBerry avoids smartphone risk with outsource move: CEO | News Home | Reuters

WATERLOO, Ontario (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd’s decision to outsource the development of its smartphones helps it avoid the risks of a competitive market and focus on its more lucrative businesses of software and managing rival devices, its chief executive said on Wednesday.<p>Blackberry CEO John Chen …

Outsourcing

BlackBerry avoids smartphone risk with outsource move - CEO | Reuters

WATERLOO, Ontario (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd’s decision to outsource the development of its smartphones helps it avoid the risks of a competitive market and focus on its more lucrative businesses of software and managing rival devices, its chief executive said on Wednesday.<p>The company’s shares …

IT

BlackBerry Exits Smartphone Design with Outsourcing Plan

BlackBerry Ltd will outsource the development and design of its smartphones, a product category it helped pioneer and popularize, as the Canadian company bets on software and managing rival devices, it said on Wednesday.<p>The company's shares rose about 4 percent as investors welcomed a further shift …

Outsourcing

BlackBerry will Outsource Development and Manufacturing of Smartphones

In an attempt to limit the number of employees the company has to lay off in the long run, the CEO of BlackBerry has officially announced they will …

Mobile Development

Why Companies Are Outsourcing Everything To Do With Their Company Car Fleet

03 October 2016<p>We’re good at taking care of things ourselves. If we need something done, and we understand it, we do it. If we need to buy something, …

Small Business

Blackstone to Sell IT Outsourcing Firm in China for $675 Million

HONG KONG—Private-equity firm Blackstone Group LP has agreed to sell one of its largest assets in China to a unit of Chinese shipping-and-airline giant HNA Group for about $675 million in cash, according to people familiar with the situation.<p>New York-based Blackstone will sell …

Private Equity