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Trump And Trudeau Discuss Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs, But To No Avail

Trump And Trudeau Discuss Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs, But To No Avail

Though the United States and Canadian heads of government spoke on the subject of relief for Section 232 aluminium and steel tariffs last week, inside sources say the conversation was not fruitful. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office said on Friday that the...

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Expect EU to Strike Back Against Trump Aluminium Tariffs – Chancellor Merkel

Though expressing regret at the turn of events the aluminium tariff debate has taken, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Europe is preparing to strike back at imports from the United States in retaliation for the Trump administration’s blanket 10-percent tariffs on aluminium. Shortly after leaving the chilly reception he encountered at last week’s G7 […]

Trudeau Promises Canada Won’t Be “Pushed Around” On Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The 44th G7 summit ended on a sour note on Saturday, as the Canadian Prime Minister told the assembled media that his country’s government is not likely to take the Trump administration’s tariffs on aluminium sitting down. Speaking in the context of the tedious negotiations with the White House over the North American Free Trade […]

South African Government Will Continue to Pursue Aluminium Tariff Exemption

The government of the Republic of South Africa will continue to appeal to the administration of United States President Donald Trump for an exception to the blanket 10-percent tariffs enacted upon all aluminium imports earlier this year. South Africa’s Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane said as much on Thursday when speaking to domestic media on […]