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U.S. Sources Say Quotas On Aluminium From Mexico And Canada May Replace Trump Tariffs

U.S. Sources Say Quotas On Aluminium From Mexico And Canada May Replace Trump Tariffs

Sources in Washington, D.C. say that United States trade officials are pushing for neighbors Canada and Mexico to agree to quotas on aluminium and steel in exchange for dropping blanket tariffs. According to unnamed sources claiming knowledge of the matter who spoke...

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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 […]

Trump Tariffs Lead To Aluminium Can Shortages For Canadian Microbreweries

The war of tariffs kicked off by the Trump administration’s imposition of aluminium and steel duties earlier this year has put the squeeze on Canadian microbreweries, leading some to cut production for lack of aluminium beer cans. Coverage on Tuesday by Reuters noted that, despite the dominion’s significant aluminium beverage can production, Canada also relies […]

Coca-Cola Says Trump Aluminium Tariffs Force Price Increase

Citing the recent tariffs imposed upon aluminium and steel imports by the Trump administration, The Coca-Cola Company’s CEO James Quincey told shareholders last week that his company had no choice but to increase product prices. Speaking on a conference call, Quincey said the price increase, though “disruptive,” is unavoidable. “Obviously, while [customers] may understand the […]