Chris Bangle, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG’s former design chief, once likened the German carmaker’s lineup to a bratwurst in three different lengths. Now, there’s a lot more on offer, including convenience sizes.
U.S. Steel Corp., the nation’s largest producer of the metal by volume, fell the most in 17 months after the Department of Commerce rejected its claim that South Korea is selling steel tubing into the U.S. below cost.
Hoa Sen Group, Vietnam’s second- biggest listed steel company by market value, expects a 10-fold jump in its sales to North America within a year of any agreement on a Pacific trade accord, Chairman Le Phuoc Vu said.
Takashi Nakajima earns $100,000 a year growing lettuces, employs Chinese laborers to harvest them, and has four months off in winter to indulge his passion for speed skating. He’s the result of a protected farming system that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is about to dismantle.
Egypt scrapped import tariffs on raw and white sugar, applied last year as a measure to protect its domestic industry, after finding lower capacity utilization and profitability weren’t caused by increased imports.