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

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...

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Aluminium Industry Organization Says Trump Administration Metals Sanctions Won’t Slow Iran’s Exports To Neighbors

Sanctions laid upon Iran’s aluminium and steel sector will not interrupt exports from the country’s producers to its neighbors. Such was the message conveyed by the secretary of the Iran Aluminum Industries Syndicate Abolfazl Rezaiee to domestic media on Sunday. “Afghanistan, Turkey and Iraq are our major exports destinations for aluminum and the recent US-led […]

Trump Administration Issues Sanctions Against Iran Aluminium Exports

In response to Iran’s announcement that it will ease self-imposed restrictions on its nuclear weapons program, the Trump Administration on Wednesday announced a new round of sanctions on the Persian state that were designed to hamper revenue it derives from exports of aluminium and other industrial metals. Citing a Clinton-era executive order and pointing to […]

Mexico’s Government Says Ratification Of USMCA Contingent Upon End To Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

Echoing the United States’ northern neighbors, officials from the Mexican government confirmed over the weekend the position that ratification of NAFTA’s successor hinges in large part upon the Trump Administration lifting the Section 232 tariffs on imported steel and aluminium. While renegotiating the trade deals in which the United States government is a party was […]

Trump And Trudeau Discuss Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs, But To No Avail

Though the United States and Canadian heads of government spoke on the subject of relief for Section 232 aluminium and steel tariffs last week, inside sources say the conversation was not fruitful. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office said on Friday that the P.M. spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump the day before, though the official […]