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Aluminum Extruders Council Calls For End To Trump Section 232 Tariffs

Aluminum Extruders Council Calls For End To Trump Section 232 Tariffs

The Aluminum Extruders Council yesterday called upon the Trump Administration to end Section 232 tariffs on imported aluminium, noting the damage the penalties they say were misapplied has done to the domestic aluminium industry. The AEC began by citing its optimism in...

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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 P.M. spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump the day before, though the official […]

Trump Signs Order Aimed At Increasing Domestic Aluminium Use In Federal Infrastructure Projects

In an effort at bolstering the amount of domestic aluminium and other raw materials, United States President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to encourage their use in American infrastructure products. On Thursday, Trump issued the order “Strengthening Buy American Preferences for Infrastructure Projects,” which codifies the administration’s policy of maximizing “the use […]

Trump And Trudeau Talk Tiptoes Through Tariff Tensions

Though the subject of the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on aluminium and steel were a subject of discussion between the two men, insiders say United States President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not reach an agreement to hold formal talks between the two governments on the matter. Meanwhile, on the record […]

U.S.-China Trade Tensions Sink Aluminium Prices To 14-Month Nadir

Aluminium prices sunk to a new low on the year earlier this week due to market concerns that increased tensions between Washington, D.C. and Beijing are likely to set off a devastating trade war. According to market experts, comments by United States President Donald Trump referencing a raft of new tariffs waiting in the wings […]