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Withering Criticism, Dire Warnings About Trump Aluminium Tariffs Aired At WTO Meeting

Withering Criticism, Dire Warnings About Trump Aluminium Tariffs Aired At WTO Meeting

Participants at a meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) had sharp words for the blanket 10-percent tariffs on aluminium instituted by United States President Donald Trump that went into effect earlier that day. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo summarized the sentiments of...

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Australia Wins Exception to Trump’s 10-Percent Aluminium Tariffs

Australian Aluminium exporters breathed a sigh of relief this weekend after United States President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that they will be immune to Trump’s 10-percent tariffs upon imported aluminium. President Trump announced via Twitter late in the business day on Friday that the countries’ two governments had reached an […]

Century CEO: Trump Aluminium Tariffs Make Hawesville Capacity Restart Possible

Though the opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s invocation of an across-the-board 10-percent tariff upon all aluminium imports has been nearly unanimous, the country’s most prolific producer of primary aluminium went on record last week to say the tariffs are likely to benefit the firm to such a degree that the restart of a significant […]

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 […]

European Aluminium Calls Upon EU for Relief from Trump’s Aluminium Tariff

Europe’s biggest aluminium trade group added its voice to the chorus of condemnation of U.S. President Donald Trump’s 10-percent blanket tariff on imported aluminium earlier this week, petitioning the European Union and its member states to act in defense of the continent’s aluminium sector. In an epistle penned by European Aluminium’s Director General Gerd Götz, […]

Canada and Mexico May Win Brief Reprieve in Trump’s Aluminium Tariffs

Trump administration officials said Wednesday that the U.S. President may bestow upon the country’s neighbors a temporary reprieve from the coming blanket 10-percent aluminium tariffs, reversing his initial stance against any exemptions. In an interview with Fox Business Wednesday evening, the director of the White House’s Trade and Manufacturing Policy office Peter Navarro said “within […]