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Aluminum Association Calls Upon Trump Administration To Drop Section 232 Tariffs At NAFTA Negotiating Table

Aluminum Association Calls Upon Trump Administration To Drop Section 232 Tariffs At NAFTA Negotiating Table

North American trade group the Aluminum Association published an open letter to the Trump administration on Monday calling on U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to use the occasion of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations to press for quota-free exemptions...

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Turkey Queues Up Complaint Against Trump’s Doubled Aluminium Tariffs At WTO

The Turkish government said last week that it will challenge the doubling of aluminium and steel tariffs on shipments from its producers at the World Trade Organization. Turkey’s trade minister Ruhsar Pekcan revealed in comments in Ankara last week that the government has already sent the ball rolling with the global trade body. “Turkey has […]

Trump Administration Doubles Tariff On Turkish Aluminium To 20 Percent

United States President Donald Trump doubled import duties on aluminium and steel imported from NATO ally Turkey on Friday. With tariffs on Turkish aluminium now at 20 percent, the metal has become a tool that the Trump administration has chosen to employ to punish the Turkish government over a raft of ongoing and unresolved diplomatic […]

Citing U.S. Sanctions, Rusal To Close Nadvoitsky Smelter

Embattled Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal says sanctions placed upon it by the Trump administration has forced it to end production at a smelter in northwest Russia. Rusal has started ramping down production at its Nadvoitsky plant in Karelia, citing the twin body blows of Section 232 aluminium tariffs and the sanctions levied upon […]

Alcoa Seeks Tariff Reprieve From Trump Administration For Specialty Aluminium

Iconic American aluminium producer Alcoa Corporation has approached the Trump administration to obtain from relief from the Section 232 aluminium tariffs that were levied upon all imports earlier this year, saying that they are now suffering from the measure enacted specifically for their benefit. The firm filed a quintet of requests for waivers with the […]