US trade wars heat up as more firms sue for relief
Beleaguered American firms launch 23 disputes against rivals; the highest since 2001
Wed, Dec 27, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Whirlpool's profit margins have been dwindling for years, in part because it claims it is losing market share in a key product category - washing machines - to Korean manufacturers LG and Samsung.
US COMPANIES are bringing new trade lawsuits against their foreign competitors with a scope and frequency not seen in more than 15 years, government documents show, as a wave of new complaints builds under President Donald Trump.