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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Section 232 Challenge ... Yet

24 Jun 2019 - The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to immediately hear a challenge to President Donald Trump’s Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, ending a trade association’s effort to fast-track the case, but not the case itself. 

Mittal: EU Must Take Further Measures in Wake of Steel Tariffs

13 Jun 2019 - ArcelorMittal chief executive Lakshmi Mittal says the European Union needs to further protect the domestic steel market from imports that are being deflected by U.S. President Donald Trump’s steel tariffs.

ArcelorMittal Announces New Production Cuts

29 May 2019 - The world’s largest steelmaker on Wednesday announced new production curtailments in Europe, citing weak demand and competition from imports. 

Lifting Steel Tariffs Necessitates Continued Vigilance, SMA Says

20 May 2019 - The Steel Manufacturers Association hopes that the removal of the Section 232 tariffs on Canadian and Mexican steel will clear the way for a new North American free trade agreement, but said that close monitoring of steel imports is still needed.

U.S. Nears Resolution to 232 Tariff Dispute With Canada, Mexico

15 May 2019 - U.S. negotiators are coming close to an agreement with Mexico and Canada on the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, according to reports. 

Report: U.S. Officials Might Be Close to Canada Deal on Section 232 Tariffs

14 May 2019 - American and Canadian officials could be closing in on an agreement that would lift the Section 232 tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, according to Politico. 

EUROFER: Imports, Soft Demand Forecast Pressure European Steelmakers

08 May 2019 - EU steelmakers are being squeezed as a safeguard measure has been ineffective in stopping a wave of imported steel deflected from the U.S. market, reports the European Steel Association. 

U. S. Steel CEO: Section 232 Tariffs Are Helping, but Challenges Remain for Steel

07 May 2019 - The Section 232 steel tariffs are helping U.S. producers to recover from the damage caused by unfairly traded imports and are allowing them to make critical re-investments, United States Steel Corporation president and chief executive David Burritt said Tuesday. 

Rising Imports Force ArcelorMittal to Idle Mill, Curtail Production

06 May 2019 - ArcelorMittal is throttling back its European flat steel production by 3 million metric tons, citing what it called an unprecedented rise in steel imports as well as increasing costs for carbon allowances under the EU’s carbon emissions trading plan. 

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