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Trump Administration Levies Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs on Canada, Mexico, European Union

Trump Administration Levies Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs on Canada, Mexico, European Union

Despite the best efforts of their governments to strike a compromise with the Trump administration, the White House announced yesterday that it will follow through with blanket 10-percent tariffs on imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union. Per United States Commerce...

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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 […]