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Mexico’s Economy Secretary Asks U.S. Government For Exemption From Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

Mexico’s Economy Secretary Asks U.S. Government For Exemption From Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

The Mexican government formally requested relief from the Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel from the United States government late last week according to the country’s economic secretary. Secretary of the Economy Graciela Marquez Colin said Monday that she made the...

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While Defending Trump Aluminium Tariffs, Washington Initiates Quintet Of Complaints To Retaliatory Tariffs At WTO

The fallout from the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on steel and aluminium continued on Monday with the United States government’s filing of a slew of World Trade Organization dispute actions against governments who have levied retaliatory tariffs against American exports. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement on Monday that Washington, D.C. […]

Mexico Files Dispute At WTO Over Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Mexico’s government confirmed on Monday that it will begin the dispute settlement at the World Trade Organization in an effort at challenging the tariffs lately enacted on aluminium and steel exports to the United States by the Trump administration. In a statement, Mexico’s economic ministry justified the action by arguing that the Trump administration’s tariffs […]

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 […]