aluminium tariffs

Alcoa Seeks Tariff Reprieve From Trump Administration For Specialty Aluminium

Alcoa Seeks Tariff Reprieve From Trump Administration For Specialty Aluminium

Iconic American aluminium producer Alcoa Corporation has approached the Trump administration to obtain from relief from the Section 232 aluminium tariffs that were levied upon all imports earlier this year, saying that they are now suffering from the measure enacted specifically for...

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U.S. Commerce Sec’y Ross Defends Section 232 Tariffs As Vital For Aluminium Sector

Asserting that such measures are critical for the reemergence of the American aluminium sector, United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross defended the Trump administration’s Section 232 tariffs in an op-ed published earlier this week. Ross praised the measure in the piece, opining the move as decisive in the sector’s reinvigoration. “The remarkable revitalization of […]

India’s Retaliatory Trade Measures In Response To Trump Aluminium Tariffs Inappropriate – Deputy Trade Rep Gerrish

Wincing from retaliatory trade measures imposed by the Indian government, a senior United States trade official characterized India’s decision to implement such measures as inappropriate. Deputy United States Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish made the comments on Thursday before the first Annual Leadership Summit of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF). According to Gerrish, the […]

U.S. Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Resolution Condemning Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The upper house of the United States legislature aired its displeasure regarding the Trump administration’s use of tariffs like that assessed against nearly all aluminium imports by passing a resolution condemning the practice. Though nonbinding, the resolution urged reconciliations between House and Senate bills to include provisions giving Congress a say in the use of […]

Switzerland Files Complaint Against Trump Aluminium Tariffs At WTO

Yet another country has taken the Trump administration’s blanket aluminium and steel tariffs to the World Trade Organization this week, with the Swiss government announcing yesterday that it too has filed a request for consultation with the United States government at the global trade body. Noting that the Swiss head of the Federal Department of […]