Donald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India under GSP

The Generalized System of Preference is the largest and oldest US trade preference programme and is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for thousands of products. President Trump terminated India’s designation as a beneficiary after determining that it has not assured the US that it will provide “equitable and reasonable access” to … Read moreDonald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India under GSP

“SANCTUARY POLICIES KILL: The road to hell — paved by malevolent politicians.”

Hi Gang: On May 30, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: SANCTUARY POLICIES KILL: The road to hell — paved by malevolent politicians. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that those to whom you send this forward it along to … Read more“SANCTUARY POLICIES KILL: The road to hell — paved by malevolent politicians.”

Huawei ‘too close’ to Chinese government to be trusted: US

Acting secretary of defence Patrick Shanahan’s comments came amid a wave of controversy over Huawei, which faces espionage allegations and a US ban. At a conference in Singapore, Shanahan said, “The integration of civilian businesses with the military is too close. China has national policies and laws where data is required to be shared…it is … Read moreHuawei ‘too close’ to Chinese government to be trusted: US

Bullet Edition No. 11

(SGS Subscription required) • REVISED GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT; APRIL DURABLE GOODS • Major New Recession Continues to Unfold, With a Deepening, Broad Economic Contraction Evident in Key Economic Series, Along With Mounting Concerns on Wall Street and at the Federal Reserve • Look for Renewed FOMC Easing by September 2019 • Real Annualized First-Quarter Gross … Read moreBullet Edition No. 11

Two Indian-Americans summit Mount Everest in deadliest climbing season

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 31, 2019: Two Indian-American climbers made it safely to the summit of Mount Everest and back, in a climbing season that has seen 11 deaths. Rakesh ‘Rock’ Patel, MD, a resident of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Gurinder “Ricky” Singh, a businessman from Newark, NJ returned to the States … Read moreTwo Indian-Americans summit Mount Everest in deadliest climbing season

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

published 2019-05-31 16:53:22 by MARÍA VERZA and MARK STEVENSON MEXICO CITY – President Donald Trump says he’s imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States. Trump tweeted Friday that Mexico “can easily fix this problem. … Read moreA look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

MEXICO CITY – President Donald Trump says he’s imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States. Trump tweeted Friday that Mexico “can easily fix this problem. Time for them to finally do what must be … Read moreA look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

Ban e-cigarettes, says govt’s research wing

In a white paper, the Indian Council of Medical Research said the suggestion is made based on scientific data that shows Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) contain nicotine which is highly addictive and harmful for health. Use of ENDS also has documented adverse effects including DNA damage, carcinogenesis, cardiovascular and neurological disorders among others. Please … Read moreBan e-cigarettes, says govt’s research wing

Turkey and Mexico; Honey and Vinegar

The old expression is, “You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.” Once there was a huge flow of illegal aliens (largely from Syria) going through Turkey to Europe; as there is currently a huge flow of them from Central America traveling through Mexico to the U.S. Mark Krikorian May 31, 2019 – 4:34pm … Read moreTurkey and Mexico; Honey and Vinegar

A Tariff Issue on Which Free and Fair Traders Can Agree

Excerpt: Peter Navarro, “Whether you’re a pure free trader or a fair, reciprocal and balanced trader like the president, if you live in a relatively low-tariff country like the U.S., you should oppose an international trading system that helps institutionalize nonreciprocal tariffs.” Flawed WTO rules allow other countries to charge significantly higher duties than America does. Please … Read moreA Tariff Issue on Which Free and Fair Traders Can Agree

Joblessness at 45-year high? NSO puts a caveat

​The leaked report had triggered a major controversy, with the opposition parties slamming the government for its failure to create jobs and withholding the jobs report. The government had said that the report was only a “draft” and not final. The report released on Friday by the National Statistics Office (NSO) said the new labour … Read moreJoblessness at 45-year high? NSO puts a caveat

Momentum Building to Stop China From Taking Over the U.S. Transit Market

Editors note: The Transit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act should be passed into law. US taxpayer dollars should not fund China’s takeover of our rail industry. In 2011, then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined a delegation of Chinese leaders for the opening of BYD’s North American headquarters. The company is subsidized and heavily influenced by the … Read moreMomentum Building to Stop China From Taking Over the U.S. Transit Market

Williams-Sonoma CEO says the company saw tariff hikes coming, hired more US workers

Excerpt: “Alber said it’s beneficial to bring jobs back to the United States because “the cost from the freight coming from Asia offsets the costs of the labor,” as the company learned after opening its first Sutter Street Manufacturing unit in North Carolina.” Williams-Sonoma CEO Laura Alber said Monday that the company shuffled its operations … Read moreWilliams-Sonoma CEO says the company saw tariff hikes coming, hired more US workers

Press Mention: Experts warn US dependence on China for medicine is national security threat

Editors note: CPA member Rosemary Gibson, author of “China Rx”, does a great job on Fox News explaining the national security implications of our reliance on China for medicines. Federal Drug Administration statistics show at least 80 percent of the active ingredients found in America’s pharmaceuticals come primarily from China. Please follow and like us:

US Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State

Editors note: China’s access to the US equity market, not just our consumer market, has become a very big issue. Millions of dollars from US university endowments, foundations, and retirement plans have helped fund two billion-dollar Chinese facial recognition startups: SenseTime and Megvii. The Chinese government is using their technologies to surveil and profile its … Read moreUS Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State

President Trump Announces New Tariffs on Mexico to Stem Illegal Immigration

Fri, May 31st 2019 @ 11:44 am EDT President Trump announced on Thursday that the United States will impose a new tariff of 5% on all goods imported from Mexico. If illegal immigration through the southern U.S. border does not subside, the tariff will increase by 5% until they are capped at 25%. Please follow … Read morePresident Trump Announces New Tariffs on Mexico to Stem Illegal Immigration

If 27.7 percent, or 700,000 college graduates haven’t found a job, unemployment sure as hell isn’t less than 4%

There were 1.8 million people ages 20 to 29 who earned college degrees between January and October 2018. About 1.1 million of these recent degree recipients earned a bachelor’s degree, 352,000 earned an advanced degree, and 374,000 earned an associate degree. Among recent bachelor’s degree recipients, 72.3 percent were employed in October 2018.

https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2019/72-point-3-percent-of-2018-bachelors-degree-recipients-were-employed-in-october-2018.htm

 

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(What’s Left of) Our Economy: The New GDP Report Confirmed the Good News Trump Trade Story

The U.S. government’s second look at the gross domestic product (GDP) for the first quarter of the year, which came out yesterday, didn’t significantly change the message sent by last month’s initial read on the economic impact of President Trump’s tariff-centric trade policies so far – and that’s good news for anyone who’s not afflicted … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: The New GDP Report Confirmed the Good News Trump Trade Story

U.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

U.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Aluminum Wire and Cable from China ASowah@doc.gov Fri, 05/31/2019 – 11:01 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 30, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty … Read moreU.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Aluminum Wire and Cable from China