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U.S. Tariffs Notwithstanding, China’s Aluminium Exports Rose By 0.2% in April

U.S. Tariffs Notwithstanding, China’s Aluminium Exports Rose By 0.2% in April

Despite the blanket tariffs on aluminium imports imposed by the Trump administration, exports of the metal from the People’s Republic of China in April were slightly above the amount shipped in March. According to numbers lately released by China’s General Administration of...


Sources Say Argentina on Verge of Long-Term Exemption to U.S. Aluminium Tariff

According to rumors seeping out of last weekend’s Summit of the Americas, Argentina is soon to be the recipient of a carve-out to U.S. President Donald Trump’s blanket 10-percent tariffs upon imported aluminium. Per unnamed sources, the two countries’ governments struck an agreement allowing for such an exception, though the parties have yet to iron […]

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 […]

Japan PM Abe to Discuss Aluminium Tariffs with U.S. President Trump Later This Month

The administration of United States President Donald Trump announced on Monday that it would be engaging in face-to-face talks with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzō Abe over the two countries’ trade relationship later this month. Per a press release on the subject disseminated by the White House, the duo will meet at Trump’s quarters in Mar-a-Lago […]

Russian Government Crafting Response to Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The government of the Russian Federation said yesterday that it is in the midst of crafting a response to the lately-enacted blanket 10-percent tariffs upon aluminium imports put into place by United States President Donald Trump. Russia’s Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei Gruzdev made the announcement in the course of remarks he made to students […]