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Trump Aluminium Trade Hurdles Could Have Serious Ramifications for Jamaican Alumina, Foreign Minister Warns

Trump Aluminium Trade Hurdles Could Have Serious Ramifications for Jamaican Alumina, Foreign Minister Warns

Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith cautioned citizens of the island nation that its thriving alumina export sector may well have been struck a mortal blow by the Trump administration’s aluminium tariffs. Speaking at a press conference...

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USW Chief Girard Defends “Crucial” Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The head of North America’s biggest union offered a counterpoint to the global condemnation of the Trump aluminium tariffs in an editorial over the weekend, reaffirming the United States president’s reasoning behind enacting the broad tariffs earlier this year. United Steelworkers president Leo W. Girard wrote in an opinion piece published on Sunday that Trump’s […]

Expect EU to Strike Back Against Trump Aluminium Tariffs – Chancellor Merkel

Though expressing regret at the turn of events the aluminium tariff debate has taken, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Europe is preparing to strike back at imports from the United States in retaliation for the Trump administration’s blanket 10-percent tariffs on aluminium. Shortly after leaving the chilly reception he encountered at last week’s G7 […]

Trudeau Promises Canada Won’t Be “Pushed Around” On Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The 44th G7 summit ended on a sour note on Saturday, as the Canadian Prime Minister told the assembled media that his country’s government is not likely to take the Trump administration’s tariffs on aluminium sitting down. Speaking in the context of the tedious negotiations with the White House over the North American Free Trade […]

EU May Implement Safeguard Measures on Aluminium by July: Malmstrom

Despite needing nine months for a full investigation into the matter, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told Reuters earlier this week that preliminary safeguards to protect the continent’s aluminium industry against the Trump administration’s aluminium tariff may only be a few weeks away. “We can take pre-measures in July already. This is what we are […]

Mexico Files Dispute At WTO Over Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Mexico’s government confirmed on Monday that it will begin the dispute settlement at the World Trade Organization in an effort at challenging the tariffs lately enacted on aluminium and steel exports to the United States by the Trump administration. In a statement, Mexico’s economic ministry justified the action by arguing that the Trump administration’s tariffs […]