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Breakthrough Between U.S. And Canada On Aluminium And Steel Tariffs  Within Sight: Sen. Grassley

Breakthrough Between U.S. And Canada On Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Within Sight: Sen. Grassley

More signs of a breakthrough on Section 232 aluminium and steel tariffs between the United States and Canadian government emerged this week after comments from both governments reflected a renewed commitment to settling the issue in the near future. Republican Senator Chuck...


U.S. Commerce Sec’y Ross Defends Section 232 Tariffs As Vital For Aluminium Sector

Asserting that such measures are critical for the reemergence of the American aluminium sector, United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross defended the Trump administration’s Section 232 tariffs in an op-ed published earlier this week. Ross praised the measure in the piece, opining the move as decisive in the sector’s reinvigoration. “The remarkable revitalization of […]

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 […]