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AEC Asks Commerce To “Pause And Reevaluate” Its Decision On New Section 232 Exclusion Process

AEC Asks Commerce To “Pause And Reevaluate” Its Decision On New Section 232 Exclusion Process

American aluminium trade group The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) released a statement on Monday calling upon the United States Department of Commerce to “pause and reevaluate” its use of measures to create broad exclusions from the Trump-era Section 232 aluminium tariffs. In...

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Canada Set To Announce Final Targets For Retaliatory Aluminium Tariffs This Week

Domestic media is reporting that retaliatory sanctions could be announced as early as today by the Canadian government in response to the Trump Administration’s levying of tariffs on the dominion’s aluminium last month. Anonymous sources told The Globe and Mail in Toronto that the announcement would likely be either today or tomorrow that the Canadian […]

Section 232 Tariffs Necessary To Stem Tide Of “Unprecedented Surge” Of Canadian Aluminium: Century CEO Bless

American aluminium maker Century Aluminum’s president and chief executive officer Michael Bless went on record Thursday in support of United States president Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel on imports of the same from Canada. Citing a 95-percent increase in imports of unalloyed primary aluminium from the dominion in […]

U.S. Aluminium Beverage Can Makers Urge Trump Administration Against Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Imports

A quartet of North American aluminium beverage can trade groups sent an open letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser last week, seeking to convince the Trump Administration that a reimposition of Section 232 aluminium tariffs on aluminium imports from Canada would be extraordinarily detrimental to their constituents and U.S. consumers generally. The letter, which […]

USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

One of the biggest metalworkers’ unions on the North American continent said late last week that the rumored imposition of tariffs on Canadian aluminium exports to the United States would make a “mockery” of the principles underlying the pending United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement while failing to address the true source of the aluminium sector’s woes. In […]