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

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...

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No Guarantees on Extending Trump Aluminium Tariff Reprieves: Commerce Sec’y Ross

With the exception deadline looming, Trump administration officials say reprieves granted certain countries to the blanket 10-percent tariffs enacted earlier this month may not all be extended. In comments made to Bloomberg on Saturday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross demurred when asked to specify precisely which countries would continue to enjoy their exceptions, saying that an […]

Trump Grants Canada and Mexico Temporary Reprieve from Blanket Aluminium Tariffs

Despite a week of withering criticism from overseas aluminium interests and a vast swath of his own party’s membership, United States President Donald Trump executed the documents placing into effect a blanket 10-percent tariff upon all imports of aluminium entering the country. The tariffs, which will commence on March 23, will apply to all countries […]

USW Says Section 232 Sanctions Should Not Include Canadian Aluminium Interests

Listing Canada among the countries that harm the United States aluminium industry is a mistake, and including Canadian producers in any quotas or tariffs would simply compound the error. So say leaders and representatives of the largest industrial labor union in North America. Among the first to voice concerns over trade sanctions recommended in the […]