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Spat Over Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Between U.S. And Russia Not Likely To Be Resolved This Year: Russia’s Economic Minister

Spat Over Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Between U.S. And Russia Not Likely To Be Resolved This Year: Russia’s Economic Minister

The ongoing conflict between Moscow and Washington, D.C. over tariffs on aluminium and steel is not likely to come to a friendly conclusion by year’s end. Such was the message expressed yesterday by a representative of the Russian government. In comments to...

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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 President Trump earlier this year. Though the WTO has been pushed in the […]

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 […]

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 […]