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India’s Government Again Postpones Retaliatory Tariffs As Talks On Section 232 Continue

India’s Government Again Postpones Retaliatory Tariffs As Talks On Section 232 Continue

India’s government has again delayed enacting retaliatory tariffs against United States goods, pushing back the first possible date for the duty to May 16. The proposed tariffs were first queued up last June in response to the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs...

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Quotas On Aluminium And Steel Imports Not A Suitable Replacement For Section 232 Tariffs: Mexico’s Economy Minister

Continuing to argue that tariffs on imports of its country’s aluminium and steel are unjustified, Mexico’s government said yesterday that replacing those tariffs with quotas was not an acceptable substitute for total elimination of the impediment on trade. “The Mexican government’s position is that the application of the 232 on steel and aluminum is not […]

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 a report recently released by industrial consultancy Wood Mackenzie. Per the report, the […]

Ottawa Announces C$100 Million Investment In Aluminium And Steel Firms Impacted By Section 232 Tariffs

In an effort at mitigating damage done to the dominion’s small- and medium-sized aluminium and steel manufacturers by the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs, the Canadian government said Monday that it plans to send C$100 million (US$74.6 million) to affected manufacturers and users of the metals. Navdeep Bains, federal minister of innovation, science, economic development […]

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 […]