Tag Archives: aluminum

U.S. Commerce Department provides aluminum tariff update

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump exercised his authority under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to impose a 10 percent worldwide tariff on aluminum. As part of the announcement, the Trump Administration has provided for an exemption process of certain types of aluminum “not to be produced in the United States in a sufficient and reasonably ...

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The Future: An open letter to President Trump

Dear Mr. President, You have a big job, in fact, the biggest. I cannot imagine the number of items you must consider each day. Therefore, I want to be respectful of your time while also asking you to consider some thoughts that I believe are critical to the future of our country. Mr. President, as you know, the world is ...

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Global Trade is Tough – Aluminum Proves It

In November the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a historic self-initiated investigation into whether China is selling certain aluminum product into the United States at below fair market value. What made this action historic was that the Department has not self-initiated an investigation in over 25 years. Normally, the catalyst for an investigation is a complaint by an impacted U.S. ...

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