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October 29, 2018  

Remove US steel, aluminum tariffs before signing USMCA: Mexican minister

Won’t accept any American proposal to agree to a quota system on metals as a way for the US to remove the duties.

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October 9, 2018  

9 people killed in fiery blast at central India steel plant

Explosion was sparked by a fire in a gas pipeline in a coke oven battery complex during scheduled maintenance.

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September 11, 2018  

Canadian decision within weeks on steel safeguards: Bains

Government is looking at feedback from recent consultations on how to protect the industry from the risk of cheap steel imports.

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August 30, 2018  

Canada’s economy surges in second quarter on higher exports: StatCan

Economy rocketed to an annualized pace of 2.9 per cent in the period from April 1 through June 30.

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August 22, 2018  

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent to $50.7B in June

Economists had expected an increase of 0.1 per cent in June.

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August 14, 2018  

Feds to launch talks on safeguards to keep steel from flooding into Canada

Consultation period on safeguards will last for 15 days, decision will follow in a few weeks.

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July 30, 2018  

US firms seeking Trump’s steel tariff waiver face a backlash

Companies risk being forced out of business if not excused from the 25% tariff.

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July 23, 2018  

Canada’s wholesale sales rise 1.2% in May: Statistics Canada

Construction materials show strength, automotive and supplies fall.

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June 21, 2018  

US lawmakers rip Trump tariffs enacted in name of national security

Companies are feeling the fallout of higher metals prices and trade retaliation.

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June 13, 2018  

US steel tariffs prompt ADF to impose work sharing at Quebec plant

Employees at its Terrebonne plant have seen their working hours cut 40% to 60%.

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June 11, 2018  

Quebec offers $100M to smaller processors affected by US aluminum, steel tariffs

US customers have already warned they’ll not pay the extra bill from the surtax.

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June 7, 2018  

Trudeau, Macron brace for Trump ahead of G7 with meeting in Ottawa

The two talked strategy on how to handle the unpredictable US prez.

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June 6, 2018  

Scheer rejects one-on-one trade talks with US as long as NAFTA can be saved

Conservative Opposition leader expresses support, but says Trudeau can do more on trade file.

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June 6, 2018  

Statistics Canada says trade deficit narrowed to $1.9B in April

Canadian exporters in for a rough ride, says TD.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
June 4, 2018  

Ottawa studying impact of steel, aluminum tariffs before supporting industry

Feds say they will work with provinces on issue.