Section 232 aluminium

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

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...

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U.S. Commerce Department Grants Tariff Waiver For Specialty Japanese Aluminium

A request from California electric automaker Tesla Inc to the U.S. Commerce Department to waive 10-percent tariffs on imported aluminium from Japan was approved earlier this month, allowing the company to continue using the metal for battery cells at the Gigafactory in Nevada. According to documents posted two months ago, the Commerce Department acted upon […]

U.S. Commerce Department Debuts New Web Portal For Section 232 Exclusion Requests

The United States Commerce Department yesterday launched an online portal for receiving product-specific exclusion requests for aluminium and steel products currently subject to the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs. The site, dubbed “Section 232 Exclusion Portal,” will supersede the Department’s site at regulations.gov for receiving request, objections, rebuttals, and other motions relevant to the aluminium […]

Fearing Trump Administration Tariffs, Australia PM Morrison Defends Aluminium Exports To United States

Responding to reports that the Trump Administration is weighing tariffs on aluminium imports from Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said yesterday that his country’s aluminium producers have complied fully with the current deal in place between the two governments. In comments to reporters in the Solomon Islands, Morrison defended his country’s aluminium exporters, saying they […]

Trump Tariffs On Aluminium Cost Beer Industry 40,000 Jobs: Beer Trade Groups

The Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs on aluminium have cost the beer industry dearly, leading to the loss of 40,000 jobs through the end of last year. Such was the message conveyed in a report released by the Beer Institute and National Beer Wholesalers Association earlier this week. Commenting to The Hill on its release, […]