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Mexico’s Economy Secretary Asks U.S. Government For Exemption From Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

Mexico’s Economy Secretary Asks U.S. Government For Exemption From Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

The Mexican government formally requested relief from the Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel from the United States government late last week according to the country’s economic secretary. Secretary of the Economy Graciela Marquez Colin said Monday that she made the...

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Novelis Reports Negligible Impact From Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. has seen few short-term negative effects of the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on aluminium, according to company execs. However, the firm still plans to petition the government for exclusions on certain cross-border aluminium shipments. Company execs told local media in upstate New York that the biggest impact […]

Bipartisan Trio Of U.S. Senators Call Upon GAO To Conduct Review of Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariff Exemption Process

A trio of United States senators added their names to an open letter to the Federal government petitioning for a formal review of the tariff exemption process carried out by the Trump administration in relation to the blanket import tariffs on aluminium and steel it enacted this spring. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania), Doug Jones (D-Alabama), […]

Trump Administration Loosens Aluminium And Steel Quotas For Three Countries

United States President Donald Trump issued orders to relax the steel and aluminium quotas placed upon certain countries on Wednesday according to the U.S. Commerce Department. The Commerce Department’s release explained that its head, Secretary Wilbur Ross, has been granted the power to relax quotas on aluminium from Argentina and on steel from the Republic […]

U.S. Commerce Department Levies Preliminary Antidumping Duties of 167.16 Percent on Imported Chinese Aluminium Alloy Sheet

The United States Department of Commerce announced on Monday that it has tasked Customs and Border Protection with collecting estimated antidumping duties on a common aluminium alloy sheet from producers from the People’s Republic of China after the Department preliminarily determined that imports of the material have been dumped on the U.S. market. The Commerce […]

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 […]