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Wood Mackenzie Report Finds Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs A Boon To Chinese Exports

Wood Mackenzie Report Finds Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs A Boon To Chinese Exports

In stark contrast with the measure’s intended purpose of protecting United States aluminium producers from imports, the Section 232 tariffs on said imports have coaxed even more aluminium exports from producers in the People’s Republic of China. Such was the conclusion of...

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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 […]

Canadian Government Sees End To U.S. Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel

Though Canadian officials are optimistic that the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium are soon to be lifted, they warned that the tariffs may still stall ratification of NAFTA’s replacement treaty. In comments made to domestic media last Thursday, Canada’s Transport Minister Marc Garneau is still considering putting the brakes on ratification […]

China’s Aluminium Exports Break Record In January

Continued tepid domestic demand coaxed out a bumper crop of aluminium exports from the People’s Republic of China last month, breaking a four-year record high in the process. According to data from China’s Customs department on Thursday, domestic smelters sent 552 thousand metric tons overseas last month, besting December’s revised total of 520 thousand metric […]