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Aluminium Tariffs Are Bad, But Quotas Are Worse: Alcoa CEO Harvey

Aluminium Tariffs Are Bad, But Quotas Are Worse: Alcoa CEO Harvey

In light of reports that negotiators from the United States government are pushing for quotas to replace the Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel on imports from Mexico and Canada, Alcoa’s top man echoed sentiments made by negotiators in opposition to...

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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 […]

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 […]