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

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...


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 […]

Trump’s Blanket Aluminium Tariffs a “Missed Opportunity”: Aluminum Association

One of North America’s biggest aluminium trade groups stated in an open letter earlier this week that U.S. President Donald Trump’s blanket aluminium tariffs constitutes a missed opportunity in the job of shoring up the country’s domestic aluminium sector. The Aluminum Association released the letter earlier this week, which was penned by the Association’s President […]

Trump Aluminium Tariffs Will Only Penalize Consumers: Novelis CEO

America’s biggest buyer of aluminium joined the growing throng of voices in the aluminium community who have called into question the wisdom of U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned 10-percent bump in imports of the metal. Steve Fisher, CEO of Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium leader Novelis Inc. told Financial Times earlier this week that a […]

Japanese Aluminium Trade Group Urges Rethink on Trump Tariffs

A trade group representing Japanese aluminium stakeholders has joined the chorus of calls for United States President Donald Trump to give second thoughts to the planned 10-percent tariff upon imported aluminium his administration announced last week. Yoshihisa Tabata, executive director of the Japan Aluminium Association, told Bloomberg on Monday that the tariffs may not only […]