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

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...

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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 […]

World’s Biggest Beer Company Holds Out Hope for Relief from Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The world’s largest beer brewer told shareholders earlier this week that there is still hope for exemptions and other aids from the United States government for companies that depend upon imported aluminium. In comments made at a meeting of the firm’s shareholders on Wednesday, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (AB InBev) CEO Carlos Brito voiced his opinion […]

AEC Urges Trump Administration Against Aluminium Import Quotas

American aluminium trade group The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced yesterday that it has fallen in line with the Aluminum Association’s position against the administration of United States President Donald Trump’s push to impose quotas on imported primary aluminium. According to a statement issued on the organization’s website, such quotas, especially when coupled with sanctions […]

United States Says China’s Claim That Aluminium Tariff Violate WTO Rules is “Baseless”

The United States government issued an official rebuttal on Wednesday to a request made by the government of the People’s Republic of China to hold dispute resolution consultations regarding the U.S.’s recently-enacted blanket 10-percent tariffs under the auspices of the World Trade Organization, characterizing the request as “baseless.” In a letter penned by United States […]