Supply Chain Management

Trade war prompts Ford and Volvo to cancel big plans

By Marketplace

Sep 11, 2018

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President Donald Trump's tariffs — and talk of more — are driving global automakers to make some big decisions. Volvo, which has a Chinese parent company and makes a couple vehicles on the mainland there, canceled a planned initial public offering of its stock, citing the dark cloud of tariffs. Ford, which makes a version of its Focus in China, reiterated that it will no longer export cars made in China to the United States.

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