February 10, 1993 |
Detroit's Big Three auto companies offered a reassuring sign of self-confidence Tuesday in calling off their proposed legal action against the Japanese auto industry. Their olive branch also signaled that the Clinton Administration's trade policy will be less protectionist than Washington scuttlebutt has been saying in recent days.
January 6, 1993 |
A federal judge's ruling on imported portable computer screens has been hailed as an interim victory for manufacturers of portable computers in the United States, including Toshiba America in Irvine. The judge in Washington sided with computer makers, who had complained in an appeal that tariffs on high-quality color screens imposed by the Commerce Department in 1991 would drive up the retail prices of portable computers. Toshiba America officials refused comment on the ruling. U.S.
April 24, 1990 |
Sweaters made of man-made fibers in Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan, representing more than a third of the U.S. market, are being sold at less than their fair market value, the Commerce Department said Monday. The National Knitwear & Sportswear Assn. had filed complaints against the sweater manufacturers last September. It said that the imports, made predominantly of acrylic fiber, represent 72% of the $1.3-billion U.S. market and that the three countries represent 55% of the imports.