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WTO To Investigate Trump Administration Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel

WTO To Investigate Trump Administration Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel

Entering an affray the body has long sought to avoid, the World Trade Organization agreed on Wednesday to open an investigation into the legal status of the highly contentious Section 232 aluminium and steel tariffs enacted by the administration of United States...


Motor Vehicle Parts Trade Association Calls Upon Trump Administration To Exempt Canada, Mexico From Aluminium Tariffs In New Trade Deal

In an open letter earlier late last week, the top trade association for motor vehicle and mobility suppliers called upon the Trump administration to carve out exemptions from additional tariffs for Mexico and Canada as it continues negotiations on an overarching North American trade deal. The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) said in the […]

Select South African Aluminium And Steel Producers Win Reprieve From Trump Tariffs

Certain aluminium and steel producers from the Republic of South Africa have been granted exemptions to the Trump adminstration’s blanket tariffs according to South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). According to the DTI, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued waivers for 161 aluminium and 36 steel producers based in the country per requests […]

US And Norwegian Governments Apply For WTO Dispute Resolution Panel For Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

The United States government has filed a request with the World Trade Organization to include a dispute resolution panel in negotiations with the several other governments that have filed complaints with the organization over the Trump Administration’s blanket aluminium and steel tariffs. According to U.S. trade officials, the request was made on Thursday in connection […]

Canadian Government Not Doing Enough To Protect Dominion’s SME’s From Trump Aluminium Tariffs: MP Ludwig

Canadian elected officials are warning that government programs put into place to protect the dominion’s aluminium and steel firms are not sufficient despite assurances to the contrary by the Finance Ministry. Finance Minister Bill Morneau spoke to the House international trade committee earlier this week, attesting that the actions taken by Ottawa have been effective […]