Bombardier’s NI operations suffered in tandem with the company as a whole last year after the US department of commerce confirmed it was investigating its US trade practices. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The Northern Ireland arm of aircraft manufacturer Bombardier swung to a $53 million (€45 million) loss in 2017 in a year that was “extremely challengi(...)

British prime minister Theresa May speaks to a worker during a visit to the Bombardier factory in Belfast before meeting the main political parties at Stormont, for talks aimed at ending the 13-month political stalemate. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

British prime minister Theresa May has met aircraft workers at Bombardier’s Belfast factory in the wake of the company’s trade battle victory in the U(...)

The wings for  Bombardier CSeries jets are made in Belfast.  Photograph: iStock

The UK government expects that the US International Trade Commission will support a proposal to apply new trade tariffs of nearly 300 per cent on sale(...)

General view inside the Bombardier factory in Belfast, Northern Ireland September 26, 2017. Photograph: REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Bombardier has told the United States International Trade Commission that its new partnership with Airbus to build CSeries planes could deliver around(...)

More than 1,000 people in Bombardier’s Belfast plant are directly employed manufacturing wings for CSeries planes. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The US Department of Commerce has delivered a further blow to Bombardier workers in Belfast by adding another tariff of nearly 80 per cent on sales of(...)

A worker inspects a C Series aeroplane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast, Northern Ireland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The future of 4,500 workers at aircraft manufacturer Bombardier’s Belfast plant hangs in the balance after a punitive ruling against the company in th(...)

Apple and Samsung,  the world’s top two smartphone sellers, have agreed to drop their appeals of a patent-infringement case at the US International Trade Commission that resulted in an import ban on some older Samsung phones. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Apple and Samsung Electronics have agreed to drop their appeals of a patent-infringement case at the US International Trade Commission that resulted(...)

In a letter to the US International Trade Commission, US trade representative Michael Froman said he had decided to disapprove the body’s earlier ruling – which would have banned older iPads and iPhones due to patent infringement. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Obama administration has ordered that a proposed ban on the sale and import of certain Apple products be scrapped. The order represents governmen(...)