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Trump’s Ten-Percent Aluminium Tariffs Counter Counsel from Industry Trade Groups

Trump’s Ten-Percent Aluminium Tariffs Counter Counsel from Industry Trade Groups

United States President Donald Trump’s announcement earlier this week that his administration’s response to the findings of the Commerce Department’s Section 232 investigation will be a 10-percent tariff on the entirety of aluminium imported into the country, though scarcely unexpected, ran entirely...

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Aluminium Stakeholders Weigh In After Commerce Department’s Public Release of Section 232 Investigation Report

U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross released the department’s report on steel and aluminium imports investigated during the recent Section 232 national security investigation yesterday, in which the Department recommends a mix of tariffs and quotas on aluminium products entering from abroad, including from the People’s Republic of China. The reports, which were delivered […]

Beijing Counsels Trump Administration Against Aluminium Sanctions in Response to Section 232 Findings

Representatives of the government of the People’s Republic of China responded to United States President Donald Trump’s comments earlier this week regarding possible trade sanctions levied upon imported aluminium and steel, saying on Wednesday that negotiating a solution is the better option. Pointing out that the trading relationship between the two economic juggernauts is “mutually […]

White House Confirms Receipt of U.S. Commerce Department’s Section 232 Investigation Into Imported Aluminium

Both the United States Commerce Department and the White House confirm that the long-awaited results of Commerce’s Section 232 investigation into the national security implications of aluminium imports from, among others, the People’s Republic of China have been delivered to the desk of U.S. President Donald Trump. According to White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters, the […]