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Report: Trump Administration Looks for Quotas on Mexican Steel 

16 Oct 2018 - As part of discussion to lift the 25% tariff on steel imports with Mexico, U.S. negotiators are proposing a quota on Mexican imports, according to the Reuters news service. 

Looking to Block Diverted Steel, Canada Imposes Tariff on Seven Products

12 Oct 2018 - Canada is imposing a provisional tariff on seven steel products, saying the safeguard measure is necessary to prevent its home markets from being flooded with steel that would have been sold into the U.S., if not for the Trump administration’s Section 232 tariffs. 

Turkey to Impose Its Own Steel Safeguard Measures

08 Oct 2018 - Turkey is setting a quota on imported steel as trade measures in the U.S. and elsewhere deflect foreign steel into the Turkish market, according to the Reuters news service. 

Trump: Tariffs on Mexican, Canadian Steel Will Remain

01 Oct 2018 - Even as Canada and the United States have agreed to a new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump on Monday said the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum will remain.

Report: India Might Win Limited Section 232 Tariff Exemption

19 Sep 2018 - The Trump administration reportedly has agreed to exempt some Indian steel and aluminum from the Section 232 tariffs announced in March, according to The (India) Economic Times. 

Canadian, Mexican Steel Associations Call for End to Tariffs

06 Sep 2018 - The Canadian Steel Producers Association and CANACERO, Mexico’s steel association, have called for an end to the Section 232 tariffs through the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. 

Hopes Buoyed for U.S.-Canada NAFTA Deal

30 Aug 2018 - Trade negotiations between the U.S. and Canada have taken a turn for the better, with officials on both sides suggesting that they think they can come to terms on a new North American Free Trade Agreement by Friday. 

AISI: NAFTA Agreement Must Include Canada

27 Aug 2018 - The American Iron and Steel Institute called on the Trump administration on Monday to negotiate a revised North American Free Trade Agreement that includes Canada. 

Mexican Steel Group Talks Quotas Instead of Tariffs with Trump Administration

24 Aug 2018 - The Trump administration reportedly is discussing the potential of lifting the 25% tariff on Mexican-made steel in exchange for accepting an import quota, according to Reuters news service. 

Commerce Department Takes Action on Pipe Imports

23 Aug 2018 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has found that producers of large-diameter welded pipe in six countries have been dumping product and undercutting domestic prices. 

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