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Trade deficit hits all-time high in 1998

...already under increased pressure from U.S. steel makers and their union to raise trade barriers to halt a flood of cheap imported steel. The Commerce Department last week issued a preliminary ruling that tariffs on certain types of steel from Japan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/20/bus_253907.shtml
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Factory orders drop 1.2 percent in April

...for April. The steel industry has been one of the hardest hit by the Asian crisis, suffering from a flood of cheaper imported steel. Steelmakers have petitioned the government for the imposition of penalty tariffs on the imported products and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/04/bus_262884.shtml
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Trade deficit surges to record high

...House vote with the potent political argument that America's steel industry was being decimated by a flood of cheap imported steel. The steel quota bill faces an uncertain future in the Senate, but its passage in the House sends a signal that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/19/bus_256580.shtml
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Russia agrees to cut steel exports to U.S.

...shipments of 16 other types of steel to 1997 levels. That was before the global financial crisis triggered a surge in cheap imported steel into the American market. The Clinton administration, struggling to deal with the political problems caused by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/23/bus_254178.shtml
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Trade deficit hits all-time high in 1998

...already under increased pressure from U.S. steel makers and their union to raise trade barriers to halt a flood of cheap imported steel. The Commerce Department last week issued a preliminary ruling that tariffs on certain types of steel from Japan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/19/bus_253786.shtml
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