aluminium tariffs

U.S. Commerce Department Debuts New Web Portal For Section 232 Exclusion Requests

U.S. Commerce Department Debuts New Web Portal For Section 232 Exclusion Requests

The United States Commerce Department yesterday launched an online portal for receiving product-specific exclusion requests for aluminium and steel products currently subject to the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs. The site, dubbed “Section 232 Exclusion Portal,” will supersede the Department’s site at...

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Aluminium Tariffs Are Bad, But Quotas Are Worse: Alcoa CEO Harvey

In light of reports that negotiators from the United States government are pushing for quotas to replace the Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel on imports from Mexico and Canada, Alcoa’s top man echoed sentiments made by negotiators in opposition to a quota system late last week. In an earnings call last week, Alcoa […]

Quotas On Aluminium And Steel Imports Not A Suitable Replacement For Section 232 Tariffs: Mexico’s Economy Minister

Continuing to argue that tariffs on imports of its country’s aluminium and steel are unjustified, Mexico’s government said yesterday that replacing those tariffs with quotas was not an acceptable substitute for total elimination of the impediment on trade. “The Mexican government’s position is that the application of the 232 on steel and aluminum is not […]

Wood Mackenzie Report Finds Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs A Boon To Chinese Exports

In stark contrast with the measure’s intended purpose of protecting United States aluminium producers from imports, the Section 232 tariffs on said imports have coaxed even more aluminium exports from producers in the People’s Republic of China. Such was the conclusion of a report recently released by industrial consultancy Wood Mackenzie. Per the report, the […]