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US, EU, and Japan Aluminium Associations Laud Agreement To Strengthen WTO Rules Against Subsidized Capacity

US, EU, and Japan Aluminium Associations Laud Agreement To Strengthen WTO Rules Against Subsidized Capacity

The Aluminum Association, European Aluminium, and the Japan Aluminium Association released a joint statement yesterday hailing an agreement among their respective governments to cooperate on strengthening World Trade Organization rules on industrial subsidies. Citing an agreement among trade ministers from the three...

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 […]

Indian Government Enacts Retaliatory Duties In Response To Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The Indian government responded to the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on aluminium and steel by suspending concessions on over two dozen imported items from the United States, notifying the World Trade Organization that the tariffs it enacts, which will be on products including motorcycles, iron and steel products, lentils, and boric acid, are intended to […]

EU May Implement Safeguard Measures on Aluminium by July: Malmstrom

Despite needing nine months for a full investigation into the matter, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told Reuters earlier this week that preliminary safeguards to protect the continent’s aluminium industry against the Trump administration’s aluminium tariff may only be a few weeks away. “We can take pre-measures in July already. This is what we are […]

Canadian Government Mulling Aid Package for Aluminium Smelters

Within hours of the Trump administration’s decision to levy significant tariffs on aluminium and steel imports from Canada, lawmakers in Ottawa began brainstorming solutions for protecting the dominion’s smelters. According to sources who spoke to Reuters claiming familiarity with the matter, the subject was the first item of business for the Canadian cabinet yesterday morning. […]