Commerce Department approved exemption requests from 370 companies for up to 4.1 million tons of foreign steel.
More than 2,400 applications from companies in ‘America First’ communities seeking waivers.
Trump administration negotiating exemptions with the EU, South Korea, Argentina and Australia.
Countries complain the US Trade Representative’s office has not provided specific guidance before tariffs are implemented.
Measures in place to prevent too cheap steel and aluminum from using Canada as a back door to the US.
A final scramble on to spare Canada from the impact of the US steel, aluminum tariff plan.