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U.S. Commerce Department Grants Tariff Waiver For Specialty Japanese Aluminium

U.S. Commerce Department Grants Tariff Waiver For Specialty Japanese Aluminium

A request from California electric automaker Tesla Inc to the U.S. Commerce Department to waive 10-percent tariffs on imported aluminium from Japan was approved earlier this month, allowing the company to continue using the metal for battery cells at the Gigafactory in...

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Kodak Expects Receipt Of Section 232 Tariff Exclusions From Commerce Department Soon

The Eastman Kodak Company announced late last week that the tariff exclusion requests it lodged with the United States Commerce Department for an exception to the Trump Administration’s Section 232 blanket tariffs on imported aluminium have all been either approved or on track for approval. According to a press release published by industry media, Kodak’s […]

Novelis Reports Negligible Impact From Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. has seen few short-term negative effects of the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on aluminium, according to company execs. However, the firm still plans to petition the government for exclusions on certain cross-border aluminium shipments. Company execs told local media in upstate New York that the biggest impact […]

Bipartisan Trio Of U.S. Senators Call Upon GAO To Conduct Review of Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariff Exemption Process

A trio of United States senators added their names to an open letter to the Federal government petitioning for a formal review of the tariff exemption process carried out by the Trump administration in relation to the blanket import tariffs on aluminium and steel it enacted this spring. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania), Doug Jones (D-Alabama), […]