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Harley-Davidson Warns of “Significant Impact” As EU Retaliates Against Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Harley-Davidson Warns of “Significant Impact” As EU Retaliates Against Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson, Inc. said on Friday it expects a “significant impact” on sales due to retaliatory tariffs to be levied against large-displacement motorcycles by the European Union in response to the Trump administration’s decision to saddle EU exports of...


European Commission Readies Retaliatory Tariffs if No Deal on Aluminium Duties is Reached

With the threat of the lapse of the European Union’s temporary exemption from the Trump administration’s blanket 10-percent tariffs looming, the European Commission released a laundry list of products upon which it intends to levy retaliatory sanctions should a long-term exemption not be granted. The Commission released the list on Friday, which includes tariffs of […]

Situation At Aughinish Alumina “Critical”: Irish Business Minister Humphreys

Ireland’s Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys characterized the tenuous situation at Aughinish Alumina as “critical” while in Washington, D.C. to meet with various officials of the Trump administration in an effort at resolving the situation between it and Aughinish’s parent company Rusal. Though she praised the decision made late last month to […]

No Guarantees on Extending Trump Aluminium Tariff Reprieves: Commerce Sec’y Ross

With the exception deadline looming, Trump administration officials say reprieves granted certain countries to the blanket 10-percent tariffs enacted earlier this month may not all be extended. In comments made to Bloomberg on Saturday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross demurred when asked to specify precisely which countries would continue to enjoy their exceptions, saying that an […]

EU Set to Take Trump Aluminium Tariffs to the WTO: European Aluminium

According to Europe’s leading aluminium trade group, the continent’s political and economic union is poised to take action against the United States over the Trump administration’s blanket 10-percent tariffs on aluminium. In an email to Reuters earlier this week, European Aluminium revealed that the European Union is racing to begin countermeasures against the lately-enacted aluminium […]