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U.S. Government “Unified” With Canada On End To Aluminium And Steel Tariffs: Kudlow

U.S. Government “Unified” With Canada On End To Aluminium And Steel Tariffs: Kudlow

Echoing comments made late last week by Canadian politicians, officials south of the border in Washington, D.C. said on Sunday that the blanket tariffs levied on Canadian aluminium and steel tariffs are soon to be history. White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow...

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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 […]