The U.S. government said 277 shipments to Afghanistan had false shipment receipts.
Pacific Maritime Association says ILWU is refusing to dispatch dockworkers in Los Angeles, Long Beach.
After suspending plans, MSC says it will begin surcharge related to West Coast port congestion next week.
The government has allowed limited private participation in rail infrastructure for a decade and is now seeking $1 billion.
U.S. steel imports rose 12.7% in October, month-over-month, to 4.4 million net tons, driven by volume increases from Brazil, South Korea and Turkey.
The Commerce Department this week has determined that automobile and light truck tires from China are subsidized by the Chinese government.