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

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...

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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 […]

Trump Grants Permanent Aluminium Tariff Exception to Three Countries, Temporary Break Extended for Three Others

Just hours prior to their end, United States President Donald Trump extended the handful of exceptions granted to his administration’s blanket tariffs on aluminium for another month. The administration also announced permanent exemptions for a trio of trading partners as well. In a presidential proclamation released late Monday, Trump first revealed that the administration has […]