Best of 2018: Top Trade Posts of the Year, From Section 232 to RCEP

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We’ve touched on the top 10 most-viewed posts of the year, in addition to some of the most-viewed copper, steel and aluminum MetalMiner posts of the year.
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Of course, it was a big year for trade in general, too.
With that said, let’s take a look back at some of the trade stories of the year, one in which Section 232 tariffs were introduced to markets; the U.S.-China trade war escalated; the U.S., Canada and Mexico signed the successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA); and much, much more.
Here is just a sampling of some of the trade stories of the year:

  1. Indian Steel Sector Looks on Nervously at RCEP Trade Talks

  2. Trump’s Sanctions Could Hit Trade in Rusal Metal

  3. As Steel Tariffs Loom, Government Trade Study Ignored by Mainstream Press?

  4. Shipping Rate Rises Pose a Risk to Trade

  5. USTR Submits Trump Administration’s Trade Agenda Policy to Congress

  6. India Expresses Concerns at WTO About Possibility of Trade War Sparked by Section 232 Tariffs

  7. The Threat of a Trade War to the Global Economy

  8. In Section 301 Update, USTR Says China Hasn’t ‘Fundamentally Altered’ Unfair Trade Practices

  9. What Will 2018 Hold? Possibly a Trade War, Political Turmoil and Much More

  10. Is This a U.S.-China Trade War or Just a Chaotic Negotiation?

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