US companies seeking tariff relief faced red tape, delays
Commerce Department was overwhelmed by companies lobbying to avoid the tariffs, could not meet its own deadline.
US abruptly lifts tariff aimed at Canadian alumunium
…but they’re still on the table, as are threatened Canadian countermeasures.
Canada hopes to avert new US tariff war, but is ready to fire: Champagne
Foreign affairs minister believes the standoff is an opportunity to figure out new ways to bring manufacturing back to life across North America.
$5M from feds to ensure better traceability of aluminum
Follows 10% tariff slapped on Canadian aluminum by the Trump administration.
58% of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum: survey
Polling firm Leger says numbers reflect a lack of a clear rationale for the action by the mercurial US president.
Sask. Premier Moe worried U.S. could put tariff on steel after aluminum
Regina is home to the Evraz steel mill where hundreds of people work
Canada plans $3.6B in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute
Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar the costs of the planned 10% import tariff on Canadian raw aluminum that will apply starting Aug. 16
PM to Trump: Return of NA economy will negate need for tariffs
He said Canada’s aluminum smelters would soon be back producing value-added specialty products for the American auto sector.
Canada’s response on tariffs won’t be bound by USMCA: negotiator
Trade negotiator Steve Verheul says what actions Canada takes depends on what the US does.
Why fresh US tariffs? Politics, pandemics, Russian aluminum
Aluminum is one of the elemental components of the Canada-US trade relationship.
Trade experts urge heads-up approach as USMCA comes into force
More than a NAFTA update, risk of running afoul of the deal’s new rules or leave money and new prosperity on the table.
Tough talk, tariff threats resurface as USMCA readies for its debut
Trump’s “iron fist of zero-tolerance enforcement” aimed at aluminum looms large.
Feds to push back against any new US tariffs on aluminum: Duclos
Bloomberg says the Trump administration plans to impose a 10% tariff on imports from Canada.
Future Aluminum Forum Industry 4.0
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Feds face calls to protect aluminum industry as USMCA close to final
Labour concerned amendments may not include a tighter definition on what constitutes North American aluminum.