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India To Reject Aluminium Quotas In Exchange For Tariff Exemption

India To Reject Aluminium Quotas In Exchange For Tariff Exemption

Sources from within the Indian government indicate that it will not entertain the notion of exchanging blanket tariffs on aluminium and steel for a 70-percent quota on imports of the same. According to reporting in local media, the Indian government continues to...

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Trump Administration Loosens Aluminium And Steel Quotas For Three Countries

United States President Donald Trump issued orders to relax the steel and aluminium quotas placed upon certain countries on Wednesday according to the U.S. Commerce Department. The Commerce Department’s release explained that its head, Secretary Wilbur Ross, has been granted the power to relax quotas on aluminium from Argentina and on steel from the Republic […]

Turkey Queues Up Complaint Against Trump’s Doubled Aluminium Tariffs At WTO

The Turkish government said last week that it will challenge the doubling of aluminium and steel tariffs on shipments from its producers at the World Trade Organization. Turkey’s trade minister Ruhsar Pekcan revealed in comments in Ankara last week that the government has already sent the ball rolling with the global trade body. “Turkey has […]

Trump Administration Doubles Tariff On Turkish Aluminium To 20 Percent

United States President Donald Trump doubled import duties on aluminium and steel imported from NATO ally Turkey on Friday. With tariffs on Turkish aluminium now at 20 percent, the metal has become a tool that the Trump administration has chosen to employ to punish the Turkish government over a raft of ongoing and unresolved diplomatic […]

Citing U.S. Sanctions, Rusal To Close Nadvoitsky Smelter

Embattled Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal says sanctions placed upon it by the Trump administration has forced it to end production at a smelter in northwest Russia. Rusal has started ramping down production at its Nadvoitsky plant in Karelia, citing the twin body blows of Section 232 aluminium tariffs and the sanctions levied upon […]