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

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...

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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 counter to the counsel given him by several of the country’s major aluminium […]

Trump Announces Plan to Enact Tariffs of 10 Percent on All Imported Aluminium

United States President Donald Trump confirmed yesterday what had long been rumored – his administration will be imposing steep tariffs on aluminium and steel in a matter of days. Trump revealed in an announcement yesterday that he will be putting his signature on documents authorizing new tariffs on aluminium of 10 percent and on steel […]

Alumina Ltd. Boss Sees Opportunity in Possible U.S. Aluminium Tariffs

Though many stakeholders in the global aluminium sector fear the consequences tariffs levied upon them by the United States government may have, Alumina Limited’s chief sees such a turn of events as an opportunity for his firm. Mike Ferraro indicated in an interview with The Australian Financial Review that increased tariffs on imported aluminium enacted […]

Insiders Say Trump Likely to Lay Ten-Percent Tariff on All Aluminium Imports

According to unnamed confidants who spoke to the media last week, United States president Donald Trump is planning to levy tariffs upon aluminium and steel imports that are harsher than recommendations given by the Commerce Department last month. Three White House insiders told Bloomberg late last week that Trump is leaning toward saddling steel imports […]

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 […]