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USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

One of the biggest metalworkers’ unions on the North American continent said late last week that the rumored imposition of tariffs on Canadian aluminium exports to the United States would make a “mockery” of the principles underlying the pending United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

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Automotive Aluminium And Steel To Enjoy US$600 Million Surge Under USMCA: US Trade Representatives

According to a report prepared by the United States Trade Representatives’ office, automotive aluminium and steel stand to benefit from a US$600-million surge over the next five years under the newly-negotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Citing sources provided it by U.S. automakers, the report hones in upon the USMCA’s updated rules of origin as it concerns […]

Quotas On Aluminium And Steel Imports Not A Suitable Replacement For Section 232 Tariffs: Mexico’s Economy Minister

Continuing to argue that tariffs on imports of its country’s aluminium and steel are unjustified, Mexico’s government said yesterday that replacing those tariffs with quotas was not an acceptable substitute for total elimination of the impediment on trade. “The Mexican government’s position is that the application of the 232 on steel and aluminum is not […]

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 […]