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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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Rio Tinto’s Kitimat Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

The entirety of Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Canada is now certified against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standards after the organization announced the certification’s coverage of the BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia. The announcement continued by noting that the certifications in question have been appended to […]

Aluminium Tariffs Hurt Both U.S. And Canadian Stakeholders: Albecour GM Boisvert

The blanket 10-percent tariffs placed upon imported aluminium by the Trump administration last April hurt not only United States consumers, but also Canadian suppliers of the metal. Such is the opinion Albecour’s general manager Pierre Boisvert, which he expressed at the recent S&P Global Platts’ Aluminum Symposium in San Diego. Rather than producing a clear […]

State-Subsidized Imports Crippling U.S. Aluminium Producers: Report

Bolstering the case made by a recent report issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a white paper released on Tuesday by the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) argues that state subsidies of domestic aluminium production is widespread and pervasive, and the subsidies are having a harmful effect on producers in market-based […]

Canadian Government Not Doing Enough To Protect Dominion’s SME’s From Trump Aluminium Tariffs: MP Ludwig

Canadian elected officials are warning that government programs put into place to protect the dominion’s aluminium and steel firms are not sufficient despite assurances to the contrary by the Finance Ministry. Finance Minister Bill Morneau spoke to the House international trade committee earlier this week, attesting that the actions taken by Ottawa have been effective […]