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Trump Rescinds Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium, But Promises Reimposing Them Should Imports Spike

Trump Rescinds Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium, But Promises Reimposing Them Should Imports Spike

Donald Trump ended the import tariff on aluminium from Canada earlier this week, but he promised to reinstate it should shipments from the dominion spike at some point later this year. Trump’s announcement comes after a new agreement between the two governments...

Aluminum Association Of Canada Condemns New Round Of U.S. Tariffs

The Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) expressed its disappointment with the Trump Administration’s decision last week to levy a new set of tariffs on aluminium and steel imported from Canada. Jean Simard , President and CEO of the Aluminium Association of Canada, challenged the Trump Administration’s contention that the move was done in response to […]

Canada To Impose Retaliatory Tariffs On US$2.7 Billion In U.S. Aluminium Products

Responding to a broadside from the Trump Administration to its aluminium industry, the Canadian government fired a return volley this weekend, announcing the levying of US$2.7 billion in retaliatory tariffs on aluminium products imported from it southern neighbor. On Friday, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said the counter tariffs would begin by the middle […]

Section 232 Tariffs Necessary To Stem Tide Of “Unprecedented Surge” Of Canadian Aluminium: Century CEO Bless

American aluminium maker Century Aluminum’s president and chief executive officer Michael Bless went on record Thursday in support of United States president Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel on imports of the same from Canada. Citing a 95-percent increase in imports of unalloyed primary aluminium from the dominion in […]

Canada Aluminium Exports To United States Down By 30 Percent: AAC

Data released last week by the Aluminium Association of Canada showed a substantial drop in the sale of standard commodity ingot (P1020) aluminium from smelters in Canada to buyers in the United States from last month’s numbers. Per the association, exports to the States from the dominion in July are projected to be off by […]

USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

One of the biggest metalworkers’ unions on the North American continent said late last week that the rumored imposition of tariffs on Canadian aluminium exports to the United States would make a “mockery” of the principles underlying the pending United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement while failing to address the true source of the aluminium sector’s woes. In […]