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July 4, 1989 | ART PINE, Times Staff Writer
President Bush, asserting that there is "no danger at all of an invasion of Poland from the West," suggested Monday that the Soviet Union begin withdrawing its troops from Poland. Bush made the suggestion in a pre-Fourth of July interview with three Polish journalists. He also said that he hopes to see a continuation of internal reforms in Poland "that would result in . . . the Soviets feeling comfortable in taking their troops out of there."
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July 14, 2001 | Associated Press
Subsidized imports of steel reinforcing bars from five countries are harming American manufacturers, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled. The six-member panel's decision allows the Commerce Department to decide whether to impose tariffs on the rebar, used in making reinforced concrete. The disputed rebar is manufactured in Belarus, China, Korea, Latvia and Moldova. Eleven American companies filed the complaint.
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BUSINESS
July 14, 2001 | Associated Press
Subsidized imports of steel reinforcing bars from five countries are harming American manufacturers, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled. The six-member panel's decision allows the Commerce Department to decide whether to impose tariffs on the rebar, used in making reinforced concrete. The disputed rebar is manufactured in Belarus, China, Korea, Latvia and Moldova. Eleven American companies filed the complaint.
BUSINESS
February 5, 1992 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to gain a firmer foothold in Eastern Europe, Wahlco Environmental Systems Inc. said Tuesday that it has sold about $2 million worth of pollution-control equipment to a Polish utility company. Wahlco Inc., a subsidiary of Irvine-based Wahlco Environmental, said it sold four flue gas-conditioning systems that will reduce emission pollutants from a Polish coal-powered plant near Warsaw.
NEWS
January 23, 1990 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration, bowing to pressure from America's major allies, has agreed to back a gradual easing of restrictions on the sale of Western goods and technology to Eastern Europe in response to the rapid political changes there, officials said Monday. The decision, made at a meeting of the National Security Council, initially will affect only the sale of some advanced computers, machine tools and telecommunications equipment to Poland and Hungary.
NEWS
October 11, 1991 | Associated Press
Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher left Thursday with a group of U.S. businessmen on a six-day mission to develop trade and investment ties with Poland and Greece.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1989 | From United Press International
Poland and the European Community signed an agreement Tuesday aimed at helping to revive the Polish economy through exports to the West, and Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher said measures to stimulate U.S. trade with Poland will be implemented soon. Mosbacher, leading a business mission to Warsaw organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said he would work to promote trade between Poland and private U.S. concerns.
BUSINESS
February 5, 1992 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to gain a firmer foothold in Eastern Europe, Wahlco Environmental Systems Inc. said Tuesday that it has sold about $2 million worth of pollution-control equipment to a Polish utility company. Wahlco Inc., a subsidiary of Irvine-based Wahlco Environmental, said it sold four flue gas-conditioning systems that will reduce emission pollutants from a Polish coal-powered plant near Warsaw.
NEWS
February 1, 1987 | MATHIS CHAZANOV, Times Staff Writer
Deputy Secretary of State John C. Whitehead said Saturday that the United States and Poland are "clearly on the way to improving our relations" after three days of talks that yielded a promise to limit harassment of former Solidarity activists. But he said it was too early to say when the United States would lift economic sanctions that have been in force since the Solidarity movement was suppressed under a declaration of martial law five years ago.
BUSINESS
September 24, 1991 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Advanced Logic Research Inc. has agreed to sell 300 computers to the Polish government in a deal the company valued at less than $1 million. The Irvine personal computer manufacturer has been designated the sole supplier for the Polish government's Central Statistics Office in Warsaw, said Dave Kirkey, vice president of worldwide marketing. The computers will be used for various statistical analyses and census number-crunching, Kirkey said.
NEWS
October 11, 1991 | Associated Press
Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher left Thursday with a group of U.S. businessmen on a six-day mission to develop trade and investment ties with Poland and Greece.
BUSINESS
September 24, 1991 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Advanced Logic Research Inc. has agreed to sell 300 computers to the Polish government in a deal the company valued at less than $1 million. The Irvine personal computer manufacturer has been designated the sole supplier for the Polish government's Central Statistics Office in Warsaw, said Dave Kirkey, vice president of worldwide marketing. The computers will be used for various statistical analyses and census number-crunching, Kirkey said.
NEWS
March 22, 1990 | DAVID LAUTER and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Despite the concerns of U.S. intelligence experts, President Bush on Wednesday approved a longstanding Polish request to open a consulate in Los Angeles and lifted travel restrictions on Polish diplomats. The FBI and other U.S. counterintelligence officials have strongly resisted efforts by a number of countries to open missions in Southern California, fearing increased opportunities for espionage in the region's sensitive defense and aerospace facilities.
BUSINESS
February 23, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Polish trade group, seeking help for Poland's cash-starved businesses, has signed a joint-venture consulting agreement with a new Orange County firm, the first such pact involving a U.S. company Zygmunt Szczepanski, a San Clemente-based trade consultant and head of David Paul George Co., said the agreement was negotiated last month in Warsaw with the Polonia Foundation and was recently approved by the Polish government.
NEWS
January 23, 1990 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration, bowing to pressure from America's major allies, has agreed to back a gradual easing of restrictions on the sale of Western goods and technology to Eastern Europe in response to the rapid political changes there, officials said Monday. The decision, made at a meeting of the National Security Council, initially will affect only the sale of some advanced computers, machine tools and telecommunications equipment to Poland and Hungary.
NEWS
December 18, 1989 | Associated Press
The United States has started talks with Poland and Hungary on preventing diversion of U.S. high-technology exports to the Soviet Union, Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher said Sunday. Mosbacher's remarks came a day after President Bush signaled that his Administration is ready to consider relaxing of export controls involving Warsaw Pact nations. Mosbacher, appearing on NBC-TV's "Meet the Press" program, was asked about a pending request by the Control Data Corp.
NEWS
December 18, 1989 | Associated Press
The United States has started talks with Poland and Hungary on preventing diversion of U.S. high-technology exports to the Soviet Union, Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher said Sunday. Mosbacher's remarks came a day after President Bush signaled that his Administration is ready to consider relaxing of export controls involving Warsaw Pact nations. Mosbacher, appearing on NBC-TV's "Meet the Press" program, was asked about a pending request by the Control Data Corp.
BUSINESS
February 23, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Polish trade group, seeking help for Poland's cash-starved businesses, has signed a joint-venture consulting agreement with a new Orange County firm, the first such pact involving a U.S. company Zygmunt Szczepanski, a San Clemente-based trade consultant and head of David Paul George Co., said the agreement was negotiated last month in Warsaw with the Polonia Foundation and was recently approved by the Polish government.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1989 | From United Press International
Poland and the European Community signed an agreement Tuesday aimed at helping to revive the Polish economy through exports to the West, and Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher said measures to stimulate U.S. trade with Poland will be implemented soon. Mosbacher, leading a business mission to Warsaw organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said he would work to promote trade between Poland and private U.S. concerns.
NEWS
July 4, 1989 | ART PINE, Times Staff Writer
President Bush, asserting that there is "no danger at all of an invasion of Poland from the West," suggested Monday that the Soviet Union begin withdrawing its troops from Poland. Bush made the suggestion in a pre-Fourth of July interview with three Polish journalists. He also said that he hopes to see a continuation of internal reforms in Poland "that would result in . . . the Soviets feeling comfortable in taking their troops out of there."
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