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U.S. Mills Expand Circumvention Claims Against Processed Sheet From Vietnam

14 Jun 2018 - U.S. producers are accusing their South Korean counterparts of circumventing anti-dumping duties by shipping coils to Vietnam for processing into cold-rolled and corrosion-resistant sheet, reports Metal Bulletin. 

Senators Look to Block Trump on Section 232 Tariffs

07 Jun 2018 - A bipartisan group of senators have introduced a bill requiring Congressional approval on tariffs imposed in the name of national security.

Exempt Canada From Section 232 Tariffs, Treasury Secretary Tells Trump

06 Jun 2018 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is urging President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to apply the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs to Canada, reports ABC News.

Mexico Slaps Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Whiskey, Agricultural Products

06 Jun 2018 - Mexico said it will impose tariffs on American steel, Tennessee whiskey and pork, among other products, as payback for a 25% tariff on Mexican steel, according to the Bloomberg news service.

EU to Move Ahead with Tariff Complaint at WTO

01 Jun 2018 - The European Union said it is filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the U.S. decision to impose the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum. 

Anger Over Steel Tariff Decision Overshadows G-7 Meeting

01 Jun 2018 - The Trump administration’s decision to impose the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Mexico, Canada and the European Union has supplanted the agenda at a G-7 meeting of central bankers and finance officials in Canada, reports the Bloomberg news service. 

USW: Section 232 Tariff on Imported Canadian Steel is 'Unacceptable'

01 Jun 2018 - The United Steelworkers union slammed the Trump administration for imposing the 25% tariff on imported Canadian steel, saying that it is unacceptable to subject America’s closest ally to a measure pegged to national security.

House Speaker Breaks With Trump Administration on Section 232 Tariff

01 Jun 2018 - House Speaker Paul Ryan has come out against the Trump administration’s decision to subject the country’s closest allies to the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs. 

EU, Canada and Mexico Will Face 25% Steel Tariff

31 May 2018 - The Trump administration is going ahead with its 25% tariff on steel imports from Mexico, Canada and the European Union and will begin assessing it on Friday.

Another Protest Filed Against Section 232 Tariffs

23 May 2018 - India has become the latest country to file a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the Trump administration’s 25% tariff on imported steel, reports the Reuters news service. 

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