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

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...

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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, […]

Kodak Expects Receipt Of Section 232 Tariff Exclusions From Commerce Department Soon

The Eastman Kodak Company announced late last week that the tariff exclusion requests it lodged with the United States Commerce Department for an exception to the Trump Administration’s Section 232 blanket tariffs on imported aluminium have all been either approved or on track for approval. According to a press release published by industry media, Kodak’s […]

State-Subsidized Imports Crippling U.S. Aluminium Producers: Report

Bolstering the case made by a recent report issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a white paper released on Tuesday by the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) argues that state subsidies of domestic aluminium production is widespread and pervasive, and the subsidies are having a harmful effect on producers in market-based […]