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APAA Calls Upon Biden To Maintain Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs

APAA Calls Upon Biden To Maintain Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs

Last week the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) welcomed President-Elect Joe Biden to office and called upon him to leave untouched President Donald Trump’s protections for the industry from overseas aluminium producers. In the open letter, the APAA pledged to work with...

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Aluminum Association Of Canada Condemns New Round Of U.S. Tariffs

The Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) expressed its disappointment with the Trump Administration’s decision last week to levy a new set of tariffs on aluminium and steel imported from Canada. Jean Simard , President and CEO of the Aluminium Association of Canada, challenged the Trump Administration’s contention that the move was done in response to […]

Canada To Impose Retaliatory Tariffs On US$2.7 Billion In U.S. Aluminium Products

Responding to a broadside from the Trump Administration to its aluminium industry, the Canadian government fired a return volley this weekend, announcing the levying of US$2.7 billion in retaliatory tariffs on aluminium products imported from it southern neighbor. On Friday, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said the counter tariffs would begin by the middle […]

Trump Administration Levies New Round Of Sanctions On Iranian Aluminium

In an attempt at denying the specialized metals Iran’s nuclear ballistic missile and military programs, the Trump Administration imposed greater sanctions on aluminium, steel, and copper, much of which was already under previous sanction. Late Thursday United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described almost two dozen materials used as materials in the Iranian military’s […]

U.S. Aluminium Beverage Can Makers Urge Trump Administration Against Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Imports

A quartet of North American aluminium beverage can trade groups sent an open letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser last week, seeking to convince the Trump Administration that a reimposition of Section 232 aluminium tariffs on aluminium imports from Canada would be extraordinarily detrimental to their constituents and U.S. consumers generally. The letter, which […]

USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

One of the biggest metalworkers’ unions on the North American continent said late last week that the rumored imposition of tariffs on Canadian aluminium exports to the United States would make a “mockery” of the principles underlying the pending United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement while failing to address the true source of the aluminium sector’s woes. In […]