Declaring that every $1 billion in new exports creates 5,400 jobs, Portland's business leaders are launching a new effort to promote their products and services overseas. Seeking to boost Oregon's exports, Gov. John Kitzhaber recently led a trade delegation to Asia.
Last October the US subsidiary of German-based SolarWorld, a manufacturer of polysilicon solar cells, filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission alleging that China was selling... more ››
President Obama has been talking tough about what he sees as unfair Chinese trade policy since at least this year’s State of the Union speech, when the President boasted that his Administration had brought up trade cases... more ››
This week, the U.S., Japan and European Union filed suit against China at the World Trade Organization over Beijing's restrictions on the export of rare-earth elements; the controls allegedly have pushed prices for the... more ››
The Cold War had Americans worried about a “missile gap.” Should the rise of China have us nervous about a neodymium gap? It’s a question President Barack Obama is taking seriously, as he showed Tuesday in asking the World... more ››