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Trump Proposes More Tariffs on Chinese Products

President Donald Trump is stepping up his tough talk on trade with action, and has asked U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to identify Chinese products that should be subject to tariffs.

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Trade Court Rules in Cooper's Favor

A court ruling has lowered the cash deposit Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will pay on passenger and light truck tires it imports into the U.S. from China.

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Tariffs on Imported Steel Affect the Tire Industry

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is investigating the national security implications of steel imports, and the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has testified consumers, as well as the U.S. military, depend on tires and the availability of certain imported steel is critical.

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‘Unintentional Errors’ Result in Higher Tariffs on Some OTR Tires

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has reversed course in one of its tire tariff investigations after discovering its previous calculations were incomplete. The result is now all but one off-the-road (OTR) tire manufacturer will pay an anti-dumping tariff on OTR tires made in India.

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Truck Tire Tariffs: Who Will Pay a Lower Rate?

When the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) said its preliminary investigation found evidence of truck and bus tire makers in China dumping tires in the U.S., the agency didn’t specify which tire manufacturers would pay which tariff rate. We’ve now got that information.

Chinese truck and bus tires are benefitting from government subsidies and dumping in the U.S., the DOC has found in its preliminary investigations. The DOC's final ruling is expected Jan. 17, 2017.
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DOC: 40% Tariffs Due on Truck Tires From China

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) says truck and bus tire manufacturers in China are dumping tires in the U.S. at less than fair market value, and those tires should be subject to tariffs of at least 20%. The tariffs are retroactive.

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