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Time For Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Has Passed: Canada Foreign Minister Freeland

Time For Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Has Passed: Canada Foreign Minister Freeland

As an accord has already been reached on the new trade agreement among the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland expressed her opinion that the leverage given Washington, D.C. by the Section 232 aluminium and steel tariffs...

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While Defending Trump Aluminium Tariffs, Washington Initiates Quintet Of Complaints To Retaliatory Tariffs At WTO

The fallout from the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on steel and aluminium continued on Monday with the United States government’s filing of a slew of World Trade Organization dispute actions against governments who have levied retaliatory tariffs against American exports. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement on Monday that Washington, D.C. […]

Canadian Government Will Support Dominion’s Aluminium Smelters: Foreign Minister Freeland

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland went on record again Wednesday to voice her government’s support for the dominion’s aluminium and steel producers who are struggling with the effects of Trump’s blanket aluminium and steel tariffs of this spring. Citing Ottawa’s support of the softwood lumber industry last fall, Freeland expressed empathy for Canadian aluminium […]

Canadian Government Mulling Aid Package for Aluminium Smelters

Within hours of the Trump administration’s decision to levy significant tariffs on aluminium and steel imports from Canada, lawmakers in Ottawa began brainstorming solutions for protecting the dominion’s smelters. According to sources who spoke to Reuters claiming familiarity with the matter, the subject was the first item of business for the Canadian cabinet yesterday morning. […]